markdjones82
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OVF Configuration Parameters missing

All,

I am a little stumped by this, but essentially we are trying to create our own OVF because we need virtual hardware 10 instead of version 11 to use William Lam's script here:

Deploying Nested ESXi is even easier now with the ESXi Virtual Appliance | virtuallyGhetto

I have created a VM and added the properties for guest.info just like he has in the screenshots, but when I export the OVF it and try to use hte Get-OVFconfiguration it does not show those parameters.  Anyone have an idea?

PowerCLI C:\TEMP\esx> Get-OvfConfiguration .\esx.ovf

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OvfConfiguration: esx.ovf

Properties:
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NetworkMapping

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LucD
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Did you check the content of the OVF file, that is an XML file.

And you can try William's (who else) method, to inject the desired properties.

See An alternate way to inject OVF properties when deploying virtual appliances directly onto ESXi


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