Configure Linux activity

The Configure Linux activity sends commands to vCenter to set the identity and network information on a given VMware virtual Linux machine.

This activity also enables guest customization for the Linux machine. This activity fails if run against a single virtual machine more than once.

These variables determine the behavior of the activity.

Table 1. Input variables
Field Description
vCenter IP address of the vCenter server that manages the Linux virtual machine being configured.
VM uuid The VMware universal unique identifier assigned to this virtual machine. The Virtual Machine UUID topic provides instructions on properly formatting the unique identifier for creating a workflow.
Hostname The operating system name assigned to the Linux virtual machine.
Domain The domain the Linux virtual machine is assigned to.
IP address The IP address assigned to the Linux virtual machine.
Netmask The netmask for the network the Linux virtual machine's IP address belongs to.
Gateway The gateway address for the network the Linux virtual machine's IP address belongs to.
DNS The DNS server for the network the Linux virtual machine's IP address belongs to.