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Advanced Provisioning Attributes

This appendix lists parameters that apply to REST API initiated provisioning via /api/provision_requests.

Defining new vLans adapters

These attributes allow adding new vLan adapters during the provisioning request.

Attribute Type Required Values Default

network##

string

Required

Network Name

network##.mac_address

string

Optional

MAC Address

network##.deviceType

string

Optional

VirtualE1000, VirtualPCNet32, VirtualVmxnet

VirtualPCNet32

network##.connectable.allowGuestControl

boolean

Optional

true

network##.connectable.startConnected

boolean

Optional

true

network##.connectable.connected

boolean

Optional

true

Example:

"network0" : "VM Network",
"network0.mac_address" : "00:50:56:57:58:59"

Defining new SCSI Controller

The SCSI Controller attributes are optional. If a controller is required, it will be added with the defined defaults. These settings are only required if you need to override a default value.

Attribute Type Required Values Default

ctrlscsi##

string

Required

VirtualBusLogicController, VirtualLsiLogicController

VirtualLsiLogicController

ctrlscsi##.sharedBus

string

Optional

noSharing, physicalSharing, virtualSharing

noSharing

The ## value defines the controller bus number

Example:

"ctrlscsi00" : "VirtualBusLogicController"
"ctrlscsi00.sharedBus" : "virtualSharing"

Defining new Disks

The Disk attributes allow adding disks as part of the provisioning request.

Attribute Type Required Values Default

diskscsi##

string

Required

"controller_#:controller_position_#:size_in_mb"

diskscsi##.datastore

string

Optional

Datastore Name

diskscsi##.filename

string

Optional

Filename

diskscsi##.connectable.allowGuestControl

boolean

Optional

false

diskscsi##.connectable.startConnected

boolean

Optional

true

diskscsi##.connectable.connected

boolean

Optional

true

diskscsi##.backing.diskmode

string

Optional

persistent, independent_persistent, independent_nonpersistent, nonpersistent

persistent

diskscsi##.backing.split

boolean

Optional

false

diskscsi##.backing.thinProvisioned

boolean

Optional

false

diskscsi##.backing.writeThrough

boolean

Optional

false

Example:

"diskscsi0" : "0:0:10"
"diskscsi1" : "0:0:8"
"diskscsi1.datastore" : "storage1"
"diskscsi1.backing.diskmode" : "independent_persistent"

Cloning Type

This attribute sets the type of cloning request, either clone to vm or clone to template. It is an attribute to set with the template_fields hash.

Attribute Type Required Values Default

request_type

string

Optional

clone_to_vm, clone_to_template

clone_to_vm

Example:

"template_fields" : {
  "guid" : "afe6e8a0-89fd-11e3-b6ac-b8e85646e742",
  "request_type" : "clone_to_template"
}

Limit Template Selection

This attribute value limits the template selection to the Datacenters contained in the specified cluster. It is an attribute to be specified with the additional_values hash.

Attribute Type Required

cluster

string

Optional

Example:

"additional_values" : {
  "request_id" : "87458",
  "cluster" : "sales_prod"
}