VmHardwareCdromInfo

The Cdrom.Info structure contains information about a virtual CD-ROM device.


Properties

boolean
allow_guest_control Required

Flag indicating whether the guest can connect and disconnect the device.


backing Required

Physical resource backing for the virtual CD-ROM device.


ide Optional

Address of device attached to a virtual IDE adapter. This field is optional and it is only relevant when the value of Cdrom.Info.type is IDE.


string
label Required

Device label.


sata Optional

Address of device attached to a virtual SATA adapter. This field is optional and it is only relevant when the value of Cdrom.Info.type is SATA.


boolean
start_connected Required

Flag indicating whether the virtual device should be connected whenever the virtual machine is powered on.


state Required

The ConnectionState enumerated type defines the valid states for a removable device that is configured to be connected.
CONNECTED : The device is connected and working correctly.
RECOVERABLE_ERROR : Device connection failed due to a recoverable error; for example, the virtual device backing is currently in use by another virtual machine.
UNRECOVERABLE_ERROR : Device connection failed due to an unrecoverable error; for example, the virtual device backing does not exist.
NOT_CONNECTED : The device is not connected.
UNKNOWN : The device status is unknown.

Possible values are: CONNECTEDRECOVERABLE_ERRORUNRECOVERABLE_ERRORNOT_CONNECTEDUNKNOWN


type Required

The Cdrom.HostBusAdapterType enumerated type defines the valid types of host bus adapters that may be used for attaching a Cdrom to a virtual machine.
IDE : Cdrom is attached to an IDE adapter.
SATA : Cdrom is attached to a SATA adapter.

Possible values are: IDESATA

JSON Example

{
	"allow_guest_control": false,
	"backing": {
		"type": "ISO_FILE"
	},
	"label": "string",
	"start_connected": false,
	"state": "CONNECTED",
	"type": "IDE"
}

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