A.54 create VmCloneCustomizer

Creates a clone customizer for a virtual machine.

Syntax

create VmCloneCustomizer name=value [ description=value ] on Vm instance

Where instance is:

{ id=value | name=value }

Description

This command allows you to create a new clone customizer for a virtual machine. When the clone customizer is created, you may want to create clone network and storage mappings that can be used by the clone customizer. See Section A.55, “create VmCloneNetworkMapping” and Section A.56, “create VmCloneStorageMapping” for more information.

Options

The following table shows the available options for this command.

Option

Description

name=value

A name to identify the clone customizer.

Tip

To find this name after the clone customizer is created, use the list VmCloneCustomizer command. You need the name or ID of this to delete a clone customizer from a virtual machine with the delete VmCloneCustomizer command.

description=value

Optional description for the clone customizer object. value is a maximum of 4,000 characters.

To set an empty description, use description="".

{ id=value | name=value }

The instance of the object using either the id or name option, for example name=MyVM.

Note

Any create command only creates a single instance of an object, and therefore only accepts a single object instance as an attribute. Providing more than one object of the same attribute type as a parameter always results in the last attribute value taking precedence.

Examples

Example A.70 Create a virtual machine clone customizer

OVM> create VmCloneCustomizer name=MyVmCloneCustomizer on Vm name=MyVM

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