VmHardwareParallelBackingInfo

The Parallel.BackingInfo structure contains information about the physical resource backing a virtual parallel port.


Properties

boolean
auto_detect Optional

Flag indicating whether the virtual parallel port is configured to automatically detect a suitable host device. This field is optional and it is only relevant when the value of Parallel.BackingInfo.type is HOST_DEVICE.


string
file Optional

Path of the file backing the virtual parallel port. This field is optional and it is only relevant when the value of Parallel.BackingInfo.type is FILE.


string
host_device Optional

Name of the device backing the virtual parallel port.

This field will be unset if Parallel.BackingInfo.auto-detect is true and the virtual parallel port is not connected or no suitable device is available on the host.


type Required

Backing type for the virtual parallel port.

Possible values are: FILEHOST_DEVICE

JSON Example

{
    "type": "enum"
}
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