Managed Object - HostMemorySystem

Property of
HostConfigManager
Extends
ExtensibleManagedObject
See also
ServiceConsoleReservationInfo, VirtualMachineMemoryReservationInfo, VirtualMachineMemoryReservationSpec


Managed Object Description

The MemoryManagerSystem managed object provides an interface through which the host memory management policies that affect the performance of running virtual machines can be gathered and configured.

Properties

Name Type Description
consoleReservationInfo*ServiceConsoleReservationInfo

Service console reservation information for the memory manager. The existence of this data object indicates if the service console memory reservation must be configured for this host.
virtualMachineReservationInfo*VirtualMachineMemoryReservationInfo

Virtual machine reservation information for the memory manager. The existence of this data object indicates if the virtual machine memory reservation must be configured for this host.

Since VI API 2.5
Properties inherited from ExtensibleManagedObject
availableField, value
*May not be present

Methods

Methods defined in this Managed Object
ReconfigureServiceConsoleReservation, ReconfigureVirtualMachineReservation
Methods inherited from ExtensibleManagedObject
setCustomValue

ReconfigureServiceConsoleReservation

Sets the configured service console memory reservation. This change affects only the serviceConsoleReservedCfg property. The configuration change propagates to the other properties after the next boot.
Required Privileges
Host.Config.Memory

Parameters

NameTypeDescription
_thisManagedObjectReference A reference to the HostMemorySystem used to make the method call.
cfgBytesxsd:long



Return Value

Type Description
None

Faults

Type Description
InvalidArgumentThrown if cfgBytes is negative or is greater than the total memory available.
NotSupportedThrown if the service console memory reservation does not apply to this host. The existence of the consoleReservation property will indicate if this feature is applicable.
RuntimeFaultThrown if any type of runtime fault is thrown that is not covered by the other faults; for example, a communication error.

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ReconfigureVirtualMachineReservation

Updates the virtual machine reservation information.
Required Privileges
Host.Config.Memory
Since
VI API 2.5

Parameters

NameTypeDescription
_thisManagedObjectReference A reference to the HostMemorySystem used to make the method call.
specVirtualMachineMemoryReservationSpec



Return Value

Type Description
None

Faults

Type Description
InvalidArgumentThrown if virtualMachineReserved is negative or is greater than the maximum amount reservable.
NotSupportedThrown if the virtualMachine reservation does not apply to this host. The existence of the virtualMachineReservationInfo property will indicate if this feature is applicable.
RuntimeFaultThrown if any type of runtime fault is thrown that is not covered by the other faults; for example, a communication error.

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