Data Object - OvfCreateImportSpecParams

Parameter to
CreateImportSpec
Extends
OvfManagerCommonParams
See also
HostSystem, KeyValue, OvfNetworkMapping
Since
vSphere API 4.0

Data Object Description

Parameters for deploying an OVF.

Properties

Name Type Description
entityNamexsd:string

The name to set on the entity (more precisely, on the top-level vApp or VM of the entity) as it appears in VI. If empty, the product name is obtained from the ProductSection of the descriptor. If that name is not specified, the ovf:id of the top-level entity is used.
hostSystem*ManagedObjectReference
to a HostSystem

The host to validate the OVF descriptor against, if it cannot be deduced from the resource pool.

The privilege System.Read is required on the host.

ipAllocationPolicy*xsd:string

The IP allocation policy chosen by the caller.

See VAppIPAssignmentInfo.

ipProtocol*xsd:string

The IP protocol chosen by the caller.

See VAppIPAssignmentInfo.

networkMapping*OvfNetworkMapping[]

The mapping of network identifiers from the descriptor to networks in the VI infrastructure.

The privilege Network.Assign is required on all networks in the list.

propertyMapping*KeyValue[]

The assignment of values to the properties found in the descriptor. If no value is specified for an option, the default value from the descriptor is used.
Properties inherited from OvfManagerCommonParams
deploymentOption, locale, msgBundle
Properties inherited from DynamicData
dynamicProperty, dynamicType
*Need not be set
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