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This package contains a collection of vCommander plug-in workflow steps for managing VMware snapshots on Windows. 

Changelog

Version 1.0: Initial version.

Plug-in steps in this package

  • Create Snapshot

  • Delete Snapshot

  • Revert Snapshot

Create Snapshot

Purpose: Creates a new snapshot.


Workflows supporting this plug-in step:

  • Command workflows

  • Completion workflows for a VM

  • Completion workflows for a shared VM

  • Change request approval workflows

  • Completion workflows for a change request 

Inputs: 

  • Step Name: Input field for the name of the step

  • Step Execution: Drop-down that sets the step execution behavior. By default, steps execute automatically. However, you can set the step to execute only for specific conditions.

  • Snapshot Name: Input field for the name of the snapshot to create

  • Description: (Optional) Input field for Snapshot description

  • Capture Memory option

  • Quiesce Filesystem option

See the vCenter Client documentation for more information on the Capture Memory and Quiesce Filesystem options.

Delete Snapshot

Purpose: Deletes the latest snapshot with a given name


Workflows supporting this plug-in step:

  • Command workflows

  • Completion workflows for a VM

  • Completion workflows for a  shared VM

  • Change request approval workflows

  • Completion workflows for a change request 


Inputs:

  • Step Name: Input field for the name of the step

  • Step Execution: Drop-down that sets the step execution behavior. By default, steps execute automatically. However, you can set the step to execute only for specific conditions.

  • Snapshot Name: Input field for name of the snapshot to delete

Revert Snapshot

Purpose: Reverts to the latest snapshot with a given name


Workflows supporting this plug-in step:

  • Command workflows

  • Completion workflows for a VM

  • Completion workflows for a shared VM

  • Change request approval workflows

  • Completion workflows for a change request 

Inputs:

  • Step Name: Input field for the name of the step

  • Step Execution: Drop-down that sets the step execution behavior. By default, steps execute automatically. However, you can set the step to execute only for specific conditions.

  • Input field for the name of the snapshot to revert to

Installation

Plug-in workflow steps are supported with vCommander release 7.0.2 and higher. 

See Adding plug-in workflow steps in the vCommander documentation to learn how to install this package. 

Logging

To change the logging level, add the following named loggers to the Log4j configuration file located at: 

<vcommander-install>\tomcat\common\classes\log4j2.xml

General Utilities

  • Loggers:

    • <Logger level="DEBUG" name="plugin.snapshot"/>