VMware Control Center

This task allows the user to see all the virtual machines listed on vCenter and perform individual actions on them:

  • Power on
  • Power off
  • Reset
  • Shutdown (Via guest OS, only when VMware Tools are installed)
  • Reboot (Via guest OS, only when VMware Tools are installed)
  • Create a snapshot
  • Restore a snapshot

It requires credentials to connect to vCenter.

Integrations

Required Vault Details

vCenter

  • Address
  • Username
  • Password

The set of virtual machines you can see and manage depend on this user's permissions on vCenter.

PPA will add these to Vault for you when you first run the task (see Vault Config Wizard for more).

What the Task Does

Once started this task will:

  • Ask user to provide vCenter access credentials
  • Display all the discoverable virtual machines in a table.
  • Interact with any virtual machine to perform one of the following operations:
    • Power on
    • Power off
    • Reset
    • Shutdown (Via guest OS, only when VMware Tools are installed)
    • Reboot (Via guest OS, only when VMware Tools are installed)
    • Create a snapshot
    • Restore a snapshot
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