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JonnyL831
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Datastore type and accessible

Hello again:

If I take the mo_ref of a datastore from a HostSystem object and pass it to get_view, I get a datastore view/object. In this object is the summary.

Two questions about the summary section:

- Is there a published list of possibly values for the 'type' field?

- What is the 'accessible' field for? IOW -- what does it tell me about the state of the device?

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lamw
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1) Take a look at this document - http://www.vmware.com/support/developer/viperltoolkit/doc/perl_toolkit_appliance_idx.html

2) accessible is defined by the vSphere API as - http://www.vmware.com/support/developer/vc-sdk/visdk400pubs/ReferenceGuide/vim.Datastore.Summary.htm...

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