vcenter vm hardware disk: vmdk create spec

The vmdk_create_spec structure provides a specification for creating a new VMDK file to be used as a backing for a virtual disk. The virtual disk will be stored in the same directory as the virtual machine's configuration file.


<?xml version="1.0" ?>
<ns0:VmdkCreateSpec xmlns:ns0="" xmlns:xsi="">


Name Type Description
name string Base name of the VMDK file. The name should not include the '.vmdk' file extension.

Optional. If unset, a name (derived from the name of the virtual machine) will be chosen by the server.

capacity long Capacity of the virtual disk backing in bytes.

Optional. If unset, defaults to a guest-specific capacity.