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How To get currently executed item name in vRO

How To get currently executed item name in vRO

Each workflow item has internal name which is auto generated by vRO platform. It looks like “item1” and can be spotted in logs . There is also item display name which is configurable by workflow author at design time and is shown in workflow schema editor . Starting with vRealize Orchestrator 8.0 there is easy way to access item name and item display name of currently executed item from the scripting element itself.

Here is an example…

// Item name is auto-generated by the platform
name = System.currentWorkflowItem().getName();
System.log("Name: " + name)

// Item Display name can be specified by workflow author.
itemDisplayName = System.currentWorkflowItem().getDisplayName();
System.log("Display name: " +  displayName)

And output from one example workflow run should look like …

Example workflow run printing current item name
vRealize Automation approval policy using vRealize Orchestrator and JIRA

vRealize Automation approval policy using vRealize Orchestrator and JIRA

On-boarding new employee is a good example of business process involving multiple steps which can be automated. During this process often it is required approval to be granted before continuing with next step. In this blog we will concentrate on the approvals part and we will implement “Custom Approval policy” in vRealize Automation Cloud (vRA) using vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) and popular issue tracking system “JIRA”.

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