Data Object - VirtualMachineCapability

Property of
VirtualMachine, VirtualMachineConfigOption
Extends
DynamicData

Data Object Description

This data object type contains information about the operation/capabailities of a virtual machine

Properties

Name Type Description
bootOptionsSupportedxsd:boolean

Indicates whether boot options can be configured for this virtual machine.

Since VI API 2.5
bootRetryOptionsSupportedxsd:boolean

Indicates whether automatic boot retry can be configured for this virtual machine.

Since vSphere API 4.1
changeTrackingSupportedxsd:boolean

Indicates that change tracking is supported for virtual disks of this virtual machine. However, even if change tracking is supported, it might not be available for all disks of the virtual machine. For example, passthru raw disk mappings or disks backed by any Ver1BackingInfo cannot be tracked.

Since vSphere API 4.0
consolePreferencesSupportedxsd:boolean

Indicates whether console preferences can be set for this virtual machine.
cpuFeatureMaskSupportedxsd:boolean

Indicates whether CPU feature requirements masks can be set for this virtual machine.
disableSnapshotsSupportedxsd:booleanDeprecated. As of vSphere API 4.0. The value returned from the server is always false.

Indicates whether or not snapshots can be disabled.

Since VI API 2.5
diskSharesSupportedxsd:boolean

Indicates whether resource settings for disks can be applied to this virtual machine.

Since VI API 2.5
lockSnapshotsSupportedxsd:boolean

Indicates whether or not the snapshot tree can be locked.

Since VI API 2.5
memorySnapshotsSupportedxsd:boolean

Indicates whether or not a virtual machine supports memory snapshots.
multipleSnapshotsSupportedxsd:boolean

Indicates whether or not a virtual machine supports multiple snapshots. This value is not set when the virtual machine is unavailable, for instance, when it is being created or deleted.
npivWwnOnNonRdmVmSupportedxsd:boolean

Supports assigning NPIV WWN to virtual machines that don't have RDM disks.

Since VI API 2.5
poweredOffSnapshotsSupportedxsd:boolean

Indicates whether or not a virtual machine supports snapshot operations in poweredOff state. This flag doesn't affect vim.VirtualMachine.GetSnapshot, which is always supported.
quiescedSnapshotsSupportedxsd:boolean

Indicates whether or not a virtual machine supports quiesced snapshots.
recordReplaySupportedxsd:boolean

Indicates whether record and replay functionality is supported on this virtual machine.

Since vSphere API 4.0
revertToSnapshotSupportedxsd:boolean

Indicates whether or not a virtual machine supports reverting to a snapshot.
s1AcpiManagementSupportedxsd:boolean

Indicates whether or not a virtual machine supports ACPI S1 settings management.
settingDisplayTopologySupportedxsd:boolean

Indicates whether of not this virtual machine supports setting the display topology of the console window. This capability depends on the guest operating system configured for this virtual machine.

Since vSphere API 4.0
settingScreenResolutionSupportedxsd:boolean

Indicates whether of not this virtual machine supports setting the screen resolution of the console window. This capability depends on the guest operating system configured for this virtual machine.
settingVideoRamSizeSupportedxsd:boolean

Flag indicating whether the video ram size of this virtual machine can be configured.

Since VI API 2.5
snapshotConfigSupportedxsd:boolean

Indicates whether or not a virtual machine supports snapshot config.
snapshotOperationsSupportedxsd:boolean

Indicates whether or not a virtual machine supports snapshot operations.
swapPlacementSupportedxsd:boolean

Flag indicating whether the virtual machine has a configurable swapfile placement policy.

Since VI API 2.5
toolsAutoUpdateSupportedxsd:boolean

Supports tools auto-update.
toolsSyncTimeSupportedxsd:boolean

Indicates whether asking tools to sync time with the host is supported.

Since VI API 2.5
virtualMmuUsageSupportedxsd:boolean

Indicates whether or not the use of nested page table hardware support can be explicitly set.

Since VI API 2.5
vmNpivWwnDisableSupportedxsd:boolean

Indicates whether the NPIV disabling operation is supported the virtual machine.

Since vSphere API 4.0
vmNpivWwnSupportedxsd:boolean

Supports virtual machine NPIV WWN.

Since VI API 2.5
vmNpivWwnUpdateSupportedxsd:boolean

Indicates whether the update of NPIV WWNs are supported on the virtual machine.

Since vSphere API 4.0
Properties inherited from DynamicData
dynamicProperty, dynamicType

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