A.91 edit VirtualApplianceVm

Edits a virtual machine in a virtual appliance.

Syntax

edit VirtualApplianceVm instance [ name=value ] [ description=value ]

Where instance is:

{ id=value | name=value }

Description

This command edits the attributes of a virtual machine in a virtual appliance. You cannot delete a VirtualApplianceVm object. You can only delete it by deleting the virtual appliance itself.

Although none of the options are mandatory, you must supply at least one option.

Options

The following table shows the available options for this command.

Option

Description

name=value

A name to identify the virtual appliance virtual machine.

description=value

Optional description for the virtual appliance virtual machine. 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=MyVirtualApplianceVM.

Examples

Example A.116 Editing a virtual appliance virtual machine

OVM> edit VirtualApplianceVm name=MyVirtualApplianceVm description='Oracle Linux Release 6'

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