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Orf Gelbrich
Cisco Employee
Cisco Employee
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VIX sample workflows
Description
Prerequisites
  1. Tested on 4.1.0.3b
CategoryWorkflow
ComponentsvSphere 5.x
User Inputs
  1. User ID
  2. Password
  3. VIX command
Output

Instructions for Regular Workflow Use:

  1. Download the attached .ZIP file below to your computer. *Remember the location of the saved file on your computer.
  2. Unzip the file on your computer. Should end up with a .WFD file.
  3. Log in to UCS Director as a user that has "system-admin" privileges.
  4. Navigate to "Policies-->Orchestration" and click on "Import".
  5. Click "Browse" and navigate to the location on your computer where the .WFD file resides. Choose the .WFD file and click "Open".
  6. Click "Upload" and then "OK" once the file upload is completed. Then click "Next".
  7. Click the "Select" button next to "Import Workflows". Click the "Check All" button to check all checkboxes and then the "Select" button.
  8. Click "Submit".
  9. A new folder should appear in "Policies-->Orchestration" that contains the imported workflow. You will now need to update the included tasks with information about the specific environment.

Linux example script

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#!/bin/sh

#

# script used by UCSD to change the hostname and IP of either a solaris

# or linux host.

#

# if 3 arguments are not passed to the script, exit

if [ $# != 3 ]; then

        echo "usage: /vix.sh <ip> <netmask> <gateway>"

        echo "arguments passed to vix.sh $1, $2, $3" > /vix.out

        exit

fi

# set variables to change server identity

HOSTNAME=`hostname | awk -F. '{print $1}'`

IP=$1

NETMASK=$2

GATEWAY=$3

# set parsed out variables

LOCATION=`echo $HOSTNAME | cut -c1-4`

NETWORK=`echo $IP | awk -F. '{print $1"."$2"."$3".0"}'`

OS=`uname -s`

# configure DNS

if [ $LOCATION == "vacu" ]; then

        echo "search nss.abc.com dce.isa.abc.com hosts.abc.com" > /etc/resolv.conf

        echo "nameserver 10.80.18.21" >> /etc/resolv.conf

        echo "nameserver 10.94.89.14" >> /etc/resolv.conf

        echo "nameserver 10.36.115.31" >> /etc/resolv.conf

elif [ $LOCATION == "casc" ]; then

        echo "search nss.abc.com dcw.isa.abc.com hosts.abc.com" > /etc/resolv.conf

        echo "nameserver 10.25.136.41" >> /etc/resolv.conf

        echo "nameserver 10.15.210.31" >> /etc/resolv.conf

        echo "nameserver 10.14.8.34" >> /etc/resolv.conf

fi

if [ "$OS" == "SunOS" ]; then

# change crash directory name

rm -rf /var/crash/*

mkdir /var/crash/$HOSTNAME

chmod 700 /var/crash/$HOSTNAME

dumpadm -s /var/crash/$HOSTNAME

# change hostname in /etc/hosts

#echo "#" > /etc/hosts

#echo "# Internet host table" >> /etc/hosts

#echo "#" >> /etc/hosts

#echo "::1     localhost" >> /etc/hosts

#echo "127.0.0.1       localhost" >> /etc/hosts

#echo "$IP      ${HOSTNAME}.nss.abc.com      $HOSTNAME" >> /etc/hosts

sed '/192.168.254/d' /etc/hosts > /tmp/hosts

cp /tmp/hosts /etc/hosts

echo "$IP       ${HOSTNAME}.nss.abc.com      $HOSTNAME" >> /etc/hosts

# change nodename

echo $HOSTNAME > /etc/nodename

# change interface

echo $HOSTNAME > /etc/hostname.e1000g0

# change netmask

grep '^#' /etc/netmasks > /tmp/netmasks

cp /tmp/netmasks /etc/netmasks

echo "$NETWORK  $NETMASK" >> /etc/netmasks

# change gateway

echo $GATEWAY > /etc/defaultrouter

# clean up

rm -rf /.ssh/*

rm -rf /.bash_history

else

# change hostname in /etc/hosts

#echo "127.0.0.1   localhost localhost.localdomain localhost4 localhost4.localdomain4" > /etc/hosts

#echo "::1         localhost localhost.localdomain localhost6 localhost6.localdomain6" >> /etc/hosts

#echo "$IP       ${HOSTNAME}.nss.abc.com      $HOSTNAME" >> /etc/hosts

sed -i '/192.168.254/d' /etc/hosts

echo "$IP       ${HOSTNAME}.nss.abc.com      $HOSTNAME" >> /etc/hosts

# add hostname to /etc/sysconfig/network

#echo "NETWORKING=yes" > /etc/sysconfig/network

#echo "HOSTNAME=$HOSTNAME" >> /etc/sysconfig/network

# build /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0

echo "DEVICE=eth0" > /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0

echo "ONBOOT=yes" >> /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0

echo "BOOTPROTO=static" >> /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0

echo "IPADDR=$IP" >> /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0

echo "NETMASK=$NETMASK" >> /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0

echo "GATEWAY=$GATEWAY" >> /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0

echo "ETHTOOL_OPTS=\"autoneg on\"" >> /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0

chmod 644 /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0

# remove persistent udev

rm -rf /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules

fi

# remove DO-NOT-RUN.sh script used to wipe host

rm -rf /DO-NOT-RUN.sh

# reboot VM

# init 6

The following is the  windows cmd file.

This is copy to notepad and saved as c:\vix.cmd

=======================

echo "%1 %2 %3" > c:\vix.out

c:\\Windows\\System32\\netsh.exe interface set interface name="Local Area Connection" newname="%1"

c:\\Windows\\System32\\netsh.exe interface ip set address "%1" static %1 %2 %3

Examples:

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Comments
staabrah
Community Member

I couldn't find vix.cmd and a.sh files

Orf Gelbrich
Cisco Employee
Cisco Employee

Where is the link?

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