Data Object - VirtualDiskFlatVer1BackingOption

Extends
VirtualDeviceFileBackingOption
See also
BoolOption, ChoiceOption

Data Object Description

The VirtualDiskOption.FlatVer1BackingOption data object type contains the available options when backing a virtual disk using a host file with the flat file format from GSX Server 2.x. Flat disks are pre-allocated, whereas sparse disks are grown as needed.

Properties

Name Type Description
diskModeChoiceOption The disk mode. Valid disk modes are:
  • persistent
  • nonpersistent
  • undoable
  • independent_persistent
  • independent_nonpersistent
  • append
growablexsd:boolean Indicates whether this backing can have its size changed.
splitBoolOption Flag to indicate whether or not the host supports allowing the client to select whether or not a disk should be split.
writeThroughBoolOption Flag to indicate whether or not the host supports allowing the client to select "writethrough" as a mode for virtual disks. Typically, this is available only for GSX Server Linux hosts.
Properties inherited from VirtualDeviceFileBackingOption
fileNameExtensions
Properties inherited from VirtualDeviceBackingOption
type
Properties inherited from DynamicData
dynamicProperty, dynamicType

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