VCP7-CMA – Objective 6.3

Disclaimer: These are my notes from taking the 2V0-731 exam. If something doesn’t make sense, please feel free to reach out.

The goal of this objective is be comfortable with automated certain tasks based on the lifecycle state of a VM.

Objective 6.3 – Configure Virtual Machine Lifecycle Automation


These all rely on creating vRO workflows based on specific events. Such as:

Workflow states are (snipped straight from Life Cycle Extensibility):

Workflow stubs are due to be deprecated, you should instead use event broker workflow subscriptions.


More details on these:


These can be used as the triggers when creating an event subscription workflow.