Changing vRA ExternalWfStubs Timeouts

I saw a question on Twitter this morning that I thought warranted a quick post: The default timeout for the various workflow stubs is 30 minutes, but they can be changed. As always, take backup copies and be careful! The six stubs that can be changed are: Expired RegisterMachine Disposing UnprovisionMachine BuildingMachine MachineProvisioned The timeout settings for External Workflow stubs are configured on the Windows server (vRA 6.x) that hosts the Manager role. The file and path required (assuming a default installation) is: C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\vCAC\Server\ExternalWorkflows\xmldb\ExternalWFStubs.xml Using your favourite text editor, simply adjust the timeout value for each workflow. Most people tend to require a longer … [Read more...]