Data Object - VirtualDiskSparseVer1BackingInfo


Data Object Description

The VirtualDisk.SparseVer1BackingInfo data object type contains information about backing a virtual disk by using a virtual disk file on the host, in the sparse disk format used by GSX Server 2.x.


Name Type Description
diskModexsd:string The disk persistence mode. Valid values are:
  • persistent
  • nonpersistent
  • undoable
  • independent_persistent
  • independent_nonpersistent
  • append
spaceUsedInKB*xsd:long The space in use for this sparse disk. This information is provided when retrieving configuration information for an exisiting virtual machine. The client cannot modify this information using reconfigure on a virtual machine.
split*xsd:boolean Flag to indicate the type of virtual disk file: split or monolithic. If true, the virtual disk is stored in multiple files, each 2GB.
writeThrough*xsd:boolean Flag to indicate whether writes should go directly to the file system or should be buffered.
Properties inherited from VirtualDeviceFileBackingInfo
datastore, fileName
Properties inherited from VirtualDeviceBackingInfo
Properties inherited from DynamicData
dynamicProperty, dynamicType
*Need not be set
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