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VMInstantClonePlacementSpec

The VM.InstantClonePlacementSpec structure contains information used to place an InstantClone of a virtual machine onto resources within the vCenter inventory.


Properties

Required Property Name Type Description
optional datastore string

Datastore on which the InstantCloned virtual machine’s configuration state should be stored. This datastore will also be used for any virtual disks that are created as part of the virtual machine InstantClone operation. If field is unset, the system will use the datastore of the source virtual machine. When clients pass a value of this structure as a parameter, the field must be an identifier for the resource type: Datastore. When operations return a value of this structure as a result, the field will be an identifier for the resource type: Datastore.

optional folder string

Virtual machine folder into which the InstantCloned virtual machine should be placed. If field is unset, the system will use the virtual machine folder of the source virtual machine. When clients pass a value of this structure as a parameter, the field must be an identifier for the resource type: Folder. When operations return a value of this structure as a result, the field will be an identifier for the resource type: Folder.

optional resource_pool string

Resource pool into which the InstantCloned virtual machine should be placed. If field is unset, the system will use the resource pool of the source virtual machine. When clients pass a value of this structure as a parameter, the field must be an identifier for the resource type: ResourcePool. When operations return a value of this structure as a result, the field will be an identifier for the resource type: ResourcePool.

Property of


VM_InstantCloneSpec
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