SettingsSoftwareSpec

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


Properties

Required Property Name Type Description
optional add_on SettingsAddOnSpec

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 SettingsBaseImageSpec

Base image of the ESX.

optional components map of string

Additional components which should be part of the software specification. If value is not given for a particular component then version for that component will be picked from the constraints. These override the components present in SoftwareSpec.add-on and SoftwareSpec.base-image. If unset, no additional components will be installed. 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.settings.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.settings.component.

optional hardware_support SettingsHardwareSupportSpec

Information about the Hardware Support Package (HSP) configured in the software specification. If unset or empty, no firmware compliance checking or remediation will be done.

optional solutions map of SettingsSolutionSpec

Mapping from solution identifier to the solution specification. The key is the solution name and the value is the specification detailing components registered by that solution. If unset, no solutions will be part of the software specification. 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.settings.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.settings.solution.

JSON Example

{
    "base_image": {
        "version": "string"
    }
}
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