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CdromCreateSpec

The Cdrom.CreateSpec structure provides a specification for the configuration of a newly-created virtual CD-ROM device.


Properties

Required Property Name Type Description
optional allow_guest_control boolean

Flag indicating whether the guest can connect and disconnect the device. Defaults to false if unset.

optional backing CdromBackingSpec

Physical resource backing for the virtual CD-ROM device. If unset, defaults to automatic detection of a suitable host device.

optional ide HardwareIdeAddressSpec

Address for attaching the device to a virtual IDE adapter. If unset, the server will choose an available address; if none is available, the request will fail.

optional sata HardwareSataAddressSpec

Address for attaching the device to a virtual SATA adapter. If unset, the server will choose an available address; if none is available, the request will fail.

optional start_connected boolean

Flag indicating whether the virtual device should be connected whenever the virtual machine is powered on. Defaults to false if unset.

optional type CdromHostBusAdapterType Enum

Type of host bus adapter to which the device should be attached. If unset, guest-specific default values will be used

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