Data Object - OvfResourceMap(vim.OvfManager.ResourceMap)

Property of
See also
Datastore, ResourceConfigSpec, ResourcePool
vSphere API 4.1

Data Object Description

Deprecated. As of vSphere API 5.1.

Maps source child entities to destination resource pools and resource settings. If a mapping is not specified, a child is copied as a direct child of the parent.


Name Type Description
datastore* PManagedObjectReference
to a Datastore

A client can optionally specify a datastore location in the resource map to override the default datastore passed into CreateImportSpec field. This enables importing to different compute resources that do not have shared datastores.
to a ResourcePool

The parent resource pool to use for the entity. This must specify a resource pool that is not part of the vApp. If this is specified, a linked child (as opposed to a direct child) is created for the vApp.

An optional resource configuration for the created entity. If not specified, the resource configuration given in the OVF descriptor is used.

Identifies a source VirtualSystem or VirtualSystemCollection in an OVF descriptor. The source cannot be the root VirtualSystem or VirtualSystemCollection of the OVF. This is a path created by concatenating the OVF ids for each entity, e.g., "vm1", "WebTier/vm2", etc.
Properties inherited from DynamicData
*Need not be setP Required privilege: Datastore.AllocateSpace
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