Dynamic Types plug-in generator package

The plug-in generator package is a set of wizard and template workflows allowing to create a plug-in without doing any scripting.


Read more about Dynamic Types in this article.

To familiarize yourself with creating a Dynamic Types plug-in V2 you can follow this tutorial and/or this tutorial.




Handle REST APIs with JSON or XML message formats.


  • - Wizard based workflow to create a plug-in inventory handling
    • Multiple hosts *
    • Multiple levels of objects *
    • Caching to avoid repeating requests *
    • Requires a single URL per object to implement findRelation, findAll, findById *
    • Get object properties using
      • Simple properties: JavaScript like doted syntax
      • Complex properties: JSONSelect (By Lloyd Hilaiel) *
      • Complex properties with high performance: pluggable actions
  • - Wizard based workflow to create and invoke object methods that are wrappable into plug-in workflows *
  • - Export plug-in to a end user installable package including runtime


* New functionality of version 2

Special thanks to Brandon Saxe for integrating JSONSelect in Orchestrator.

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sanjeevk 3 years ago
Does it support vRO 7,x versions ??, Work flow "Plugin get -3- Create a type can not start and stuck in Processing Presentation !!
3620961135 3 years ago
Which package is the most current and actively developed? This one or the V2 at https://code.vmware.com/samples/1892/dynamic-types-plugin-generator-v2---updated ?
4034551426 2 years ago
Is it OK to use in vRO 7.3, vRA 7.3, DynamicTypes, NSX plugin