- Property of
InvalidPowerState, VirtualMachineRuntimeInfo, VirtualMachineSnapshotTree
- Parameter to
CheckMigrate_Task, MigrateVM_Task, ValidateMigration
The PowerState type defines a simple set of states for a virtual machine:
poweredOn, poweredOff, and suspended. This type does not model substates,
such as when a task is running to change the virtual machine state.
If the virtual machine is in a state with a task in progress, it
transitions to a new state when the task completes. For example, a virtual
machine continues to be in the poweredOn state while a suspend task
is running, and changes to the suspended state once the task finishes.
As a consequence of this approach, clients interested in monitoring
the status of a virtual machine should typically track the
activeTask data object in addition to the
The virtual machine is currently powered off.
The virtual machine is currently powered on.
The virtual machine is currently suspended.
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