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OvfOvfTemplate

Provides extra information about a library item of type “ovf”. An OVF library item is the basic building block for instantiating virtual machines from content library. It may contain one or multiple virtual machine templates. This structure provides a rich view of the virtual machines within the ovf container as well as information about to the ovf descriptor associated with the library item


Properties

Required Property Name Type Description
required id string

Library item id. When clients pass a value of this structure as a parameter, the field must be an identifier for the resource type: com.vmware.content.library.Item. When operations return a value of this structure as a result, the field will be an identifier for the resource type: com.vmware.content.library.Item.

required is_vapp_template boolean

True if this is a vApp template, otherwise this is a VM template.

required library_id_parent string

The identifier of the LibraryModel to which this item belongs. This is used to set the parent of the ovf template for permission propagation. When clients pass a value of this structure as a parameter, the field must be an identifier for the resource type: com.vmware.content.Library. When operations return a value of this structure as a result, the field will be an identifier for the resource type: com.vmware.content.Library.

required networks array of OvfNetwork

networks in this OVF template

optional storage_policy_groups array of PolicyStoragePolicyGroup

Storage policy groups for disks, virtual machines and/or virtual machine collections. An OVF template does not require policies.

optional vapp_template OvfVAppTemplate

The root VApp template in this OVF template if this is a vApp template An OVF template does not require a vApp template.

required version string

A version number indicating the generation of the OvfTemplate This value is incremented every time OvfTemplate changes.

required vm_count integer

Number of virtual machines in the the ovf template.

optional vm_template OvfVmTemplate

The Vitrual Machine if this is a VM template An OVF template does not require a VM template.

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