DatastoreInfo

The Datastore.Info structure contains information about a datastore.


Properties

boolean
accessible Required

Whether or not this datastore is accessible.


boolean
multiple_host_access Required

Whether or not more than one host in the datacenter has been configured with access to the datastore.


string
name Required

Name of the datastore.


boolean
thin_provisioning_supported Required

Whether or not the datastore supports thin provisioning on a per file basis. When thin provisioning is used, backing storage is lazily allocated.


type Required

The Datastore.Type enumerated type defines the supported types of vCenter datastores.
VMFS : VMware File System (ESX Server only).
NFS : Network file system v3 (linux & esx servers only).
NFS41 : Network file system v4.1 (linux & esx servers only).
CIFS : Common Internet File System.
VSAN : Virtual SAN (ESX Server only).
VFFS : Flash Read Cache (ESX Server only).
VVOL : vSphere Virtual Volume (ESX Server only).

Possible values are: VMFSNFSNFS41CIFSVSANVFFSVVOL


integer as int64
free_space Optional

Available space of this datastore, in bytes. The server periodically updates this value.

This field will be unset if the available space of this datastore is not known.

JSON Example

{
	"accessible": false,
	"multiple_host_access": false,
	"name": "string",
	"thin_provisioning_supported": false,
	"type": "VMFS"
}
Returned By

Get Datastore

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