vcenter vm hardware disk: backing spec

The backing_spec structure provides a specification of the physical resource backing a virtual disk.


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Name Type Description
type string Backing type for the virtual disk.

Defines the valid backing types for a virtual disk. Value is one of:
VMDK_FILE: Virtual disk is backed by a VMDK file.

vmdk_file string Path of the VMDK file backing the virtual disk.

Optional. It is only relevant when type has value VMDK_FILE. This field is optional and it is only relevant when the value of type is VMDK_FILE.