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HostsSoftwareInfo

The SoftwareInfo structure contains fields that describe desired software specification for an ESX host.


Properties

Required Property Name Type Description
optional add_on HostsAddOnInfo

OEM customization on top of given base-image. The components in this customization override the components in the base base-image. If unset, no OEM customization will be applied.

required base_image HostsBaseImageInfo

Base image of the ESX.

required components map of HostsComponentInfo

Map of components in an ESX image. The key is the component name and value is the information about specific version of the component. When clients pass a value of this structure as a parameter, the key in the field map must be an identifier for the resource type: com.vmware.esx.hosts.component. When operations return a value of this structure as a result, the key in the field map will be an identifier for the resource type: com.vmware.esx.hosts.component.

required solutions map of HostsSolutionInfo

Map of software solutions in an ESX image. The key is the solution name and value is the specification detailing components registered by that solution. When clients pass a value of this structure as a parameter, the key in the field map must be an identifier for the resource type: com.vmware.esx.hosts.solution. When operations return a value of this structure as a result, the key in the field map will be an identifier for the resource type: com.vmware.esx.hosts.solution.

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