7.3 Importing resources to a storage repository

7.3.1 Importing a virtual appliance

To import a virtual appliance to the storage repository, use the following syntax:

importVirtualAppliance Repository instance url=value [ proxy=value ]

For example:

OVM> importVirtualAppliance Repository name=MyRepository url="http:////example.com//myvirtualappliance.ova"

For more information on the syntax and usage, see Section A.133, “importVirtualAppliance”.

7.3.2 Importing a virtual machine template

To import a virtual machine template to the storage repository, use the following syntax:

importTemplate Repository instance url=value [ proxy=value ]

For example:

OVM> importTemplate Repository name=MyRepository url="http:////example.com//mytemplate.tgz"

For more information on the syntax and usage, see Section A.132, “importTemplate”.

7.3.3 Importing an ISO file

To import an ISO file to the storage repository, use the following syntax:

importVirtualCdrom Repository instance url=value [ proxy=value ]

For example:

OVM> importVirtualCdrom Repository name=MyRepository url="http:////example.com//myiso.iso"

For more information on the syntax and usage, see Section A.134, “importVirtualCdrom”.