vRealize Orchestrator how to restart management agent of esx host

Login to the vRealize Orchestrator client

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Select the workflow view> Expand library

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There are some predefined workorders in these folders.Under SSH foder there is workorder to run SSH command


We can just right click & duplicate this WF

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Once you duplicate the WF. We can edit it

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Go to the presentation tab

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Select the Varialbe Command and edit as following.(/etc/init.d/hostd restart

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Select the user name

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Add default value as root

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Add yes as a default value for (boolean)passwordAuthentication Do you want to use password authentication?

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Add our root password of ESX hosts as a default value of Password Authentication

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Save & close the WF

Right click & start WF

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Give host name for runbook

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We can click on submit button

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We can see the output. It has been restarted hostd service

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