vcenter datastore: info

The info structure contains information about a datastore.




Name Type Description
name string Name of the datastore.

type string Type (VMFS, NFS, NFS41, CIFS, VSAN, VFFS, VVOL) of the datastore.

Defines the supported types of vCenter datastores. Value is one of:
VMFS: VMware File System (ESX Server only).
NFS: Network file system v3 (linux & esx servers only).
NFS41: Network file system v4.1 (linux & esx servers only).
CIFS: Common Internet File System.
VSAN: Virtual SAN (ESX Server only).
VFFS: Flash Read Cache (ESX Server only).
VVOL: vSphere Virtual Volume (ESX Server only).

accessible boolean Whether or not this datastore is accessible.

multiple_host_access boolean Whether or not ore than one host in the datacenter has been configured with access to the datastore.

thin_provisioning_supported boolean Whether or not the datastore supports thin provisioning on a per file basis. When thin provisioning is used, backing storage is lazily allocated.

free_space long Available space of this datastore, in bytes.

The server periodically updates this value.

Optional. This field will be unset if the available space of this datastore is not known.