gcarmichael
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Set VM configuration parameters

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We are trying to remediate several findings from a DOD audit. A few of the findings are to set certain things in the configuration parameters screen in VC, such as Isolation.tools.copy.disable. Isolation.tools.setGUIOptions.enable, etc. Is there a way I can programatically address these parameters through the toolkit?

Gary

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LucD
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Those Configuration Parameters live in the .vmx file of the guest.

See Carter's blog entry on how to add/change the VMX entries.


Blog: lucd.info  Twitter: @LucD22  Co-author PowerCLI Reference

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halr9000
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You sure can. See this thread:


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gcarmichael
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Hal,

Thanks for the reply, but that link looks to set the Advanced Options on the host but it does nothing to address the configuration parameters of an individual VM. The location I'm looking at is Edit Settings, Options tab, General, Configuration Parameters. We will need to add several rows of config parameters for quite a few VMs. I've looked through the toolkit reference guide and didn't see anything that applied, but very well may have missed something.

Gary

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LucD
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Those Configuration Parameters live in the .vmx file of the guest.

See Carter's blog entry on how to add/change the VMX entries.


Blog: lucd.info  Twitter: @LucD22  Co-author PowerCLI Reference

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gcarmichael
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LucD,

That's exactly what I was looking for. Thank you!!

Gary

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