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Manage the VMware DEM-Worker Service inside a vRealize Automation Center environment

Andreas Wilke



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Version information

  • 0.0.4 (latest)
  • 0.0.3
  • 0.0.2
  • 0.0.1 (deleted)
released Oct 30th 2015
This version is compatible with:
  • windows

Start using this module

  • r10k or Code Manager
  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'andulla-vmware_dem_worker', '0.0.4'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add andulla-vmware_dem_worker
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install andulla-vmware_dem_worker --version 0.0.4

Direct download is not typically how you would use a Puppet module to manage your infrastructure, but you may want to download the module in order to inspect the code.



andulla/vmware_dem_worker — version 0.0.4 Oct 30th 2015


Table of Contents

  1. Overview
  2. Module Description - What the module does and why it is useful
  3. Setup - The basics of getting started with vmware_dem_worker
  4. Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
  5. Reference - An under-the-hood peek at what the module is doing and how
  6. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.
  7. Development - Guide for contributing to the module


This Module manage the VMware DEM-Worker service within a vRealize automation center environment. It will make sure that the service is enabled and up and running.

Module Description

The name of the VMware DEM-Worker service is different on every Node used within vRealize Automation Center. The module creates a custom fact with the current name of the DEM-Worker service inside so it can be used within the init.pp of the module to manage the service.


You only have to use the vmware_dem_worker class. There are no parameters to define.


Facter vmwaredem = Name of the Service that will be managed with the module. Manifest init.pp = Used to manage the Service "VMware DEM-Worker..."


Only tested with Windows 2008 R2 and 2012 R2