Using Variables to Access Embotics® vCommander® Metadata for Workflows

Variables provide access to Embotics® vCommander® metadata, allowing integration with other systems. You can use variables in workflows by passing variables to workflow scripts and by inserting variables in workflow emails.

For basic syntax, see Variable Syntax for Emails and Scripts.

You might want to start with the examples:

how request form fields map to variables

using variables to create an approval email

specifying the network through an approval workflow

See also the Knowledge Base article Specifying VM Names Using Request Form Values.

For more examples of using variables in workflows, see:

Walk-through: Creating a Workflow

Using Script Output as Input to a Workflow Step

If you require other variables, please contact support@embotics.com.

You can also use variables:

in naming conventions. See Customizing Naming Conventions.

in AWS user data. See AWS User Data Syntax and Supported Variables.

Finally, you can also specify deployment parameters when approving a request and in approval workflow scripts.