Managed Object - HostBootDeviceSystem

Property of
HostConfigManager
See also
HostBootDeviceInfo
Since
VI API 2.5


Managed Object Description

The BootDeviceSystem managed object describes the current system boot device configuration.

Properties

Name Type Description
None

Methods

Methods defined in this Managed Object
QueryBootDevices, UpdateBootDevice

QueryBootDevices

Retrieves the available boot devices for the host system.
Required Privileges
System.Read

Parameters

NameTypeDescription
_thisManagedObjectReference A reference to the HostBootDeviceSystem used to make the method call.

Return Value

Type Description
HostBootDeviceInfoThe BootDevices information of the host.

Faults

Type Description
RuntimeFaultThrown if any type of runtime fault is thrown that is not covered by the other faults; for example, a communication error.

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UpdateBootDevice

Updates the boot device to boot from on the host system.
Required Privileges
Host.Config.Maintenance

Parameters

NameTypeDescription
_thisManagedObjectReference A reference to the HostBootDeviceSystem used to make the method call.
keyxsd:string

The key of the HostBootDevice to boot from.

Return Value

Type Description
None

Faults

Type Description
NotSupportedThrown if the host does not support updating bootDevices.
RuntimeFaultThrown if any type of runtime fault is thrown that is not covered by the other faults; for example, a communication error.

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