Data Object - HostConfigInfo

Property of
HostSystem
Extends
DynamicData
See also
AboutInfo, Datastore, HostAutoStartManagerConfig, HostDatastoreSystemCapabilities, HostDateTimeInfo, HostDiagnosticPartition, HostFileSystemVolumeInfo, HostFirewallInfo, HostFlagInfo, HostHyperThreadScheduleInfo, HostNetCapabilities, HostNetOffloadCapabilities, HostNetworkInfo, HostServiceInfo, HostStorageDeviceInfo, HostSystem, HostSystemResourceInfo, HostVMotionInfo, OptionDef, OptionValue, ServiceConsoleReservationInfo, VirtualMachineMemoryReservationInfo

Data Object Description

This data object type encapsulates a typical set of host configuration information that is useful for displaying and configuring a host.

VirtualCenter can retrieve this set of information very efficiently even for a large set of hosts.

Properties

Name Type Description
activeDiagnosticPartition*HostDiagnosticPartition

The diagnostic partition that will be set as the current diagnostic partition on the host.
adminDisabled*xsd:boolean

If the flag is true, the permission on the host has been modified such that only the user account used for VirtualCenter operation have Administrator permission. This flag is result of the operations of DisableAdmin and EnableAdmin.

This flag is supported in VirtualCenter only. The value returned from host should be ignored.
See DisableAdmin
See EnableAdmin

Since VI API 2.5
autoStart*HostAutoStartManagerConfig

AutoStart configuration.
capabilities*HostNetCapabilities

Capability vector indicating the available network features.
consoleReservation*ServiceConsoleReservationInfo

Memory configuration.
datastoreCapabilities*HostDatastoreSystemCapabilities

Capability vector indicating available datastore features.

Since VI API 2.5
datastorePrincipal*xsd:string

Datastore principal user
dateTimeInfo*HostDateTimeInfo

Date/Time related configuration

Since VI API 2.5
fileSystemVolume*HostFileSystemVolumeInfo

Storage system file system volume information.
firewall*HostFirewallInfo

Firewall configuration.
flags*HostFlagInfo

Additional flags for a host.

Since VI API 2.5
hostManagedObjectReference
to a HostSystem

A reference to a managed object on a host.
hyperThread*HostHyperThreadScheduleInfo

If hyperthreading is supported, this is the CPU configuration for optimizing hyperthreading.
localSwapDatastore*ManagedObjectReference
to a Datastore

Datastore visible to this host that may be used to store virtual machine swapfiles, for virtual machines executing on this host. The value of this property is set or unset by invoking UpdateLocalSwapDatastore. The policy for using this datastore is determined by the compute resource configuration's vmSwapPlacement property in concert with each individual virtual machine configuration's swapPlacement property.

Note: Using a host-specific swap location may degrade VMotion performance.

Since VI API 2.5
network*HostNetworkInfo

Network system information.
offloadCapabilities*HostNetOffloadCapabilities

capabilities to offload operations either to the host or to physical hardware when a virtual machine is transmitting on a network
option*OptionValue[]

Host configuration options as defined by the OptionValue data object type.
optionDef*OptionDef[]

A list of supported options.
productAboutInfo

Information about a product.
service*HostServiceInfo

Host service configuration.
storageDevice*HostStorageDeviceInfo

Storage system information.
systemResources*HostSystemResourceInfo

Reference for the system resource hierarchy, used for configuring the set of resources reserved to the system and unavailable to virtual machines.
virtualMachineReservation*VirtualMachineMemoryReservationInfo

Virtual machine memory configuration.

Since VI API 2.5
vmotion*HostVMotionInfo

VMotion system information.
Properties inherited from DynamicData
dynamicProperty, dynamicType
*Need not be set
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