The ApplianceDeployment structure describes the new appliance deployment configuration.


ceip_enabled Optional

This key describes the enabling option for the VMware’s Customer Experience Improvement Program (CEIP). If unset, defaults to True

disk_size Optional

The disk size of the new vCenter appliance. If #StorageSize is not provided, will use the diskSize of the source VCSA.

Possible values are: REGULARLARGEXLARGE

name Required

The name of the appliance to deploy.

ova_info Optional

Location of custom OVA for deployment. If unset use the OVA file for the desired version in the configured repository.

string as password
root_password Required

Password must conform to the following requirements: 1. At least 8 characters. 2. No more than 20 characters. 3. At least 1 uppercase character. 4. At least 1 lowercase character. 5. At least 1 number. 6. At least 1 special character (e.g., ‘!’, ‘(’, ‘@’, etc.). 7. Only visible A-Z, a-z, 0-9 and punctuation (spaces are not allowed)

size Optional

A size descriptor based on the number of virtual machines which will be managed by the new vCenter appliance. If #ApplianceSize is not provided, will use the size of the source VCSA


thin_disk_mode Required

Whether to deploy the appliance with thin mode virtual disks.

JSON Example

    "name": "string",
    "root_password": "string",
    "thin_disk_mode": false

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