Set Vm Guest Customization

Set Vm Guest Customization

Applies a customization specification in spec on the virtual machine in vm. This operation only sets the specification settings for the virtual machine. The actual customization happens inside the guest when the virtual machine is powered on. If spec has unset values, then any pending customization settings for the virtual machine are cleared. If there is a pending customization for the virtual machine and spec has valid content, then the existing customization setting will be overwritten with the new settings. if you do not have all of the privileges described as follows:

  • The resource VirtualMachine referenced by the parameter vm requires VirtualMachine.Provisioning.Customize.
Request
URI
PUT
https://{api_host}/api/vcenter/vm/{vm}/guest/customization
COPY
Path Parameters
string
vm
Required

The unique identifier of the virtual machine that needs to be customized. The parameter must be an identifier for the resource type: VirtualMachine.


Request Body
Vm_Guest_Customization_SetSpec of type(s) application/json
Required
{
    "name": "string",
    "spec": {
        "configuration_spec": {
            "windows_config": {
                "reboot": "string",
                "sysprep": {
                    "gui_run_once_commands": [
                        "string"
                    ],
                    "user_data": {
                        "computer_name": {
                            "type": "string",
                            "fixed_name": "string",
                            "prefix": "string"
                        },
                        "full_name": "string",
                        "organization": "string",
                        "product_key": "string"
                    },
                    "domain": {
                        "type": "string",
                        "workgroup": "string",
                        "domain": "string",
                        "domain_username": "string",
                        "domain_password": "string",
                        "domain_OU": "string"
                    },
                    "gui_unattended": {
                        "auto_logon": false,
                        "auto_logon_count": 0,
                        "password": "string",
                        "time_zone": 0
                    }
                },
                "sysprep_xml": "string"
            },
            "linux_config": {
                "hostname": "Guest_HostnameGenerator Object",
                "domain": "string",
                "time_zone": "string",
                "script_text": "string",
                "compatible_customization_method": "string"
            },
            "cloud_config": {
                "type": "string",
                "cloudinit": {
                    "metadata": "string",
                    "userdata": "string"
                }
            }
        },
        "global_DNS_settings": {
            "dns_suffix_list": [
                "string"
            ],
            "dns_servers": [
                "string"
            ]
        },
        "interfaces": [
            {
                "mac_address": "string",
                "adapter": {
                    "ipv4": {
                        "type": "string",
                        "ip_address": "string",
                        "prefix": 0,
                        "gateways": [
                            "string"
                        ]
                    },
                    "ipv6": {
                        "type": "string",
                        "ipv6": [
                            {
                                "ip_address": "string",
                                "prefix": 0
                            }
                        ],
                        "gateways": [
                            "string"
                        ]
                    },
                    "windows": {
                        "dns_servers": [
                            "string"
                        ],
                        "dns_domain": "string",
                        "wins_servers": [
                            "string"
                        ],
                        "net_BIOS_mode": "string"
                    }
                }
            }
        ]
    }
}
string
name
Optional

The name of the customization specification that has be retrieved from the virtual center inventory and applied for the virtual machine. Either one of Customization.SetSpec.name or Customization.SetSpec.spec or none of them should be specified. If unset and Customization.SetSpec.spec is also unset when executing Customization.set operation, then any pending customization for the virtual machine will be cleared.

spec
Optional

The CustomizationSpec structure contains information required to customize a virtual machine when deploying it or migrating it to a new host.

Authentication
This operation uses the following authentication methods.
Responses
204
Operation doesn't return any data structure

400

com.vmware.vapi.std.errors.invalid_argument : if the customization settings in spec are not valid. | com.vmware.vapi.std.errors.not_allowed_in_current_state : if the virtual machine vm is not in a powered off state.

Returns Std_Errors_Error of type(s) application/json
{
    "messages": [
        {
            "id": "string",
            "default_message": "string",
            "args": [
                "string"
            ],
            "params": {
                "params": {
                    "s": "string",
                    "dt": "string",
                    "i": 0,
                    "d": "number",
                    "l": {
                        "id": "string",
                        "params": {
                            "params": "Std_LocalizationParam Object"
                        }
                    },
                    "format": "string",
                    "precision": 0
                }
            },
            "localized": "string"
        }
    ],
    "data": {},
    "error_type": "string"
}
messages
Required

Stack of one or more localizable messages for human error consumers. The message at the top of the stack (first in the list) describes the error from the perspective of the operation the client invoked.

Each subsequent message in the stack describes the "cause" of the prior message.

object
data
Optional

Data to facilitate clients responding to the operation reporting a standard error to indicating that it was unable to complete successfully. Operations may provide data that clients can use when responding to errors. Since the data that clients need may be specific to the context of the operation reporting the error, different operations that report the same error may provide different data in the error. The documentation for each each operation will describe what, if any, data it provides for each error it reports.

The ArgumentLocations, FileLocations, and TransientIndication structures are intended as possible values for this field. DynamicID may also be useful as a value for this field (although that is not its primary purpose). Some services may provide their own specific structures for use as the value of this field when reporting errors from their operations.

Some operations will not set this field when reporting errors.

error_type
Optional

Enumeration of all standard errors. Used as discriminator in protocols that have no standard means for transporting the error type, e.g. REST.
ERROR : Discriminator for the Error type.
ALREADY_EXISTS : Discriminator for the AlreadyExists type.
ALREADY_IN_DESIRED_STATE : Discriminator for the AlreadyInDesiredState type.
CANCELED : Discriminator for the Canceled type.
CONCURRENT_CHANGE : Discriminator for the ConcurrentChange type.
FEATURE_IN_USE : Discriminator for the FeatureInUse type.
INTERNAL_SERVER_ERROR : Discriminator for the InternalServerError type.
INVALID_ARGUMENT : Discriminator for the InvalidArgument type.
INVALID_ELEMENT_CONFIGURATION : Discriminator for the InvalidElementConfiguration type.
INVALID_ELEMENT_TYPE : Discriminator for the InvalidElementType type.
INVALID_REQUEST : Discriminator for the InvalidRequest type.
NOT_ALLOWED_IN_CURRENT_STATE : Discriminator for the NotAllowedInCurrentState type.
NOT_FOUND : Discriminator for the NotFound type.
OPERATION_NOT_FOUND : Discriminator for the OperationNotFound type.
RESOURCE_BUSY : Discriminator for the ResourceBusy type.
RESOURCE_IN_USE : Discriminator for the ResourceInUse type.
RESOURCE_INACCESSIBLE : Discriminator for the ResourceInaccessible type.
SERVICE_UNAVAILABLE : Discriminator for the ServiceUnavailable type.
TIMED_OUT : Discriminator for the TimedOut type.
UNABLE_TO_ALLOCATE_RESOURCE : Discriminator for the UnableToAllocateResource type.
UNAUTHENTICATED : Discriminator for the Unauthenticated type.
UNAUTHORIZED : Discriminator for the Unauthorized type.
UNEXPECTED_INPUT : Discriminator for the UnexpectedInput type.
UNSUPPORTED : Discriminator for the Unsupported type.
UNVERIFIED_PEER : Discriminator for the UnverifiedPeer type.


401

com.vmware.vapi.std.errors.unauthenticated : if the user can not be authenticated.

Returns Std_Errors_Error of type(s) application/json
{
    "messages": [
        {
            "id": "string",
            "default_message": "string",
            "args": [
                "string"
            ],
            "params": {
                "params": {
                    "s": "string",
                    "dt": "string",
                    "i": 0,
                    "d": "number",
                    "l": {
                        "id": "string",
                        "params": {
                            "params": "Std_LocalizationParam Object"
                        }
                    },
                    "format": "string",
                    "precision": 0
                }
            },
            "localized": "string"
        }
    ],
    "data": {},
    "error_type": "string"
}
messages
Required

Stack of one or more localizable messages for human error consumers. The message at the top of the stack (first in the list) describes the error from the perspective of the operation the client invoked.

Each subsequent message in the stack describes the "cause" of the prior message.

object
data
Optional

Data to facilitate clients responding to the operation reporting a standard error to indicating that it was unable to complete successfully. Operations may provide data that clients can use when responding to errors. Since the data that clients need may be specific to the context of the operation reporting the error, different operations that report the same error may provide different data in the error. The documentation for each each operation will describe what, if any, data it provides for each error it reports.

The ArgumentLocations, FileLocations, and TransientIndication structures are intended as possible values for this field. DynamicID may also be useful as a value for this field (although that is not its primary purpose). Some services may provide their own specific structures for use as the value of this field when reporting errors from their operations.

Some operations will not set this field when reporting errors.

error_type
Optional

Enumeration of all standard errors. Used as discriminator in protocols that have no standard means for transporting the error type, e.g. REST.
ERROR : Discriminator for the Error type.
ALREADY_EXISTS : Discriminator for the AlreadyExists type.
ALREADY_IN_DESIRED_STATE : Discriminator for the AlreadyInDesiredState type.
CANCELED : Discriminator for the Canceled type.
CONCURRENT_CHANGE : Discriminator for the ConcurrentChange type.
FEATURE_IN_USE : Discriminator for the FeatureInUse type.
INTERNAL_SERVER_ERROR : Discriminator for the InternalServerError type.
INVALID_ARGUMENT : Discriminator for the InvalidArgument type.
INVALID_ELEMENT_CONFIGURATION : Discriminator for the InvalidElementConfiguration type.
INVALID_ELEMENT_TYPE : Discriminator for the InvalidElementType type.
INVALID_REQUEST : Discriminator for the InvalidRequest type.
NOT_ALLOWED_IN_CURRENT_STATE : Discriminator for the NotAllowedInCurrentState type.
NOT_FOUND : Discriminator for the NotFound type.
OPERATION_NOT_FOUND : Discriminator for the OperationNotFound type.
RESOURCE_BUSY : Discriminator for the ResourceBusy type.
RESOURCE_IN_USE : Discriminator for the ResourceInUse type.
RESOURCE_INACCESSIBLE : Discriminator for the ResourceInaccessible type.
SERVICE_UNAVAILABLE : Discriminator for the ServiceUnavailable type.
TIMED_OUT : Discriminator for the TimedOut type.
UNABLE_TO_ALLOCATE_RESOURCE : Discriminator for the UnableToAllocateResource type.
UNAUTHENTICATED : Discriminator for the Unauthenticated type.
UNAUTHORIZED : Discriminator for the Unauthorized type.
UNEXPECTED_INPUT : Discriminator for the UnexpectedInput type.
UNSUPPORTED : Discriminator for the Unsupported type.
UNVERIFIED_PEER : Discriminator for the UnverifiedPeer type.


403

com.vmware.vapi.std.errors.unauthorized : if the user doesn't have the required privileges.

Returns Std_Errors_Error of type(s) application/json
{
    "messages": [
        {
            "id": "string",
            "default_message": "string",
            "args": [
                "string"
            ],
            "params": {
                "params": {
                    "s": "string",
                    "dt": "string",
                    "i": 0,
                    "d": "number",
                    "l": {
                        "id": "string",
                        "params": {
                            "params": "Std_LocalizationParam Object"
                        }
                    },
                    "format": "string",
                    "precision": 0
                }
            },
            "localized": "string"
        }
    ],
    "data": {},
    "error_type": "string"
}
messages
Required

Stack of one or more localizable messages for human error consumers. The message at the top of the stack (first in the list) describes the error from the perspective of the operation the client invoked.

Each subsequent message in the stack describes the "cause" of the prior message.

object
data
Optional

Data to facilitate clients responding to the operation reporting a standard error to indicating that it was unable to complete successfully. Operations may provide data that clients can use when responding to errors. Since the data that clients need may be specific to the context of the operation reporting the error, different operations that report the same error may provide different data in the error. The documentation for each each operation will describe what, if any, data it provides for each error it reports.

The ArgumentLocations, FileLocations, and TransientIndication structures are intended as possible values for this field. DynamicID may also be useful as a value for this field (although that is not its primary purpose). Some services may provide their own specific structures for use as the value of this field when reporting errors from their operations.

Some operations will not set this field when reporting errors.

error_type
Optional

Enumeration of all standard errors. Used as discriminator in protocols that have no standard means for transporting the error type, e.g. REST.
ERROR : Discriminator for the Error type.
ALREADY_EXISTS : Discriminator for the AlreadyExists type.
ALREADY_IN_DESIRED_STATE : Discriminator for the AlreadyInDesiredState type.
CANCELED : Discriminator for the Canceled type.
CONCURRENT_CHANGE : Discriminator for the ConcurrentChange type.
FEATURE_IN_USE : Discriminator for the FeatureInUse type.
INTERNAL_SERVER_ERROR : Discriminator for the InternalServerError type.
INVALID_ARGUMENT : Discriminator for the InvalidArgument type.
INVALID_ELEMENT_CONFIGURATION : Discriminator for the InvalidElementConfiguration type.
INVALID_ELEMENT_TYPE : Discriminator for the InvalidElementType type.
INVALID_REQUEST : Discriminator for the InvalidRequest type.
NOT_ALLOWED_IN_CURRENT_STATE : Discriminator for the NotAllowedInCurrentState type.
NOT_FOUND : Discriminator for the NotFound type.
OPERATION_NOT_FOUND : Discriminator for the OperationNotFound type.
RESOURCE_BUSY : Discriminator for the ResourceBusy type.
RESOURCE_IN_USE : Discriminator for the ResourceInUse type.
RESOURCE_INACCESSIBLE : Discriminator for the ResourceInaccessible type.
SERVICE_UNAVAILABLE : Discriminator for the ServiceUnavailable type.
TIMED_OUT : Discriminator for the TimedOut type.
UNABLE_TO_ALLOCATE_RESOURCE : Discriminator for the UnableToAllocateResource type.
UNAUTHENTICATED : Discriminator for the Unauthenticated type.
UNAUTHORIZED : Discriminator for the Unauthorized type.
UNEXPECTED_INPUT : Discriminator for the UnexpectedInput type.
UNSUPPORTED : Discriminator for the Unsupported type.
UNVERIFIED_PEER : Discriminator for the UnverifiedPeer type.


404

com.vmware.vapi.std.errors.not_found : if a customization specification is not found with the unique name in spec. If the virtual machine vm is not found.

Returns Std_Errors_Error of type(s) application/json
{
    "messages": [
        {
            "id": "string",
            "default_message": "string",
            "args": [
                "string"
            ],
            "params": {
                "params": {
                    "s": "string",
                    "dt": "string",
                    "i": 0,
                    "d": "number",
                    "l": {
                        "id": "string",
                        "params": {
                            "params": "Std_LocalizationParam Object"
                        }
                    },
                    "format": "string",
                    "precision": 0
                }
            },
            "localized": "string"
        }
    ],
    "data": {},
    "error_type": "string"
}
messages
Required

Stack of one or more localizable messages for human error consumers. The message at the top of the stack (first in the list) describes the error from the perspective of the operation the client invoked.

Each subsequent message in the stack describes the "cause" of the prior message.

object
data
Optional

Data to facilitate clients responding to the operation reporting a standard error to indicating that it was unable to complete successfully. Operations may provide data that clients can use when responding to errors. Since the data that clients need may be specific to the context of the operation reporting the error, different operations that report the same error may provide different data in the error. The documentation for each each operation will describe what, if any, data it provides for each error it reports.

The ArgumentLocations, FileLocations, and TransientIndication structures are intended as possible values for this field. DynamicID may also be useful as a value for this field (although that is not its primary purpose). Some services may provide their own specific structures for use as the value of this field when reporting errors from their operations.

Some operations will not set this field when reporting errors.

error_type
Optional

Enumeration of all standard errors. Used as discriminator in protocols that have no standard means for transporting the error type, e.g. REST.
ERROR : Discriminator for the Error type.
ALREADY_EXISTS : Discriminator for the AlreadyExists type.
ALREADY_IN_DESIRED_STATE : Discriminator for the AlreadyInDesiredState type.
CANCELED : Discriminator for the Canceled type.
CONCURRENT_CHANGE : Discriminator for the ConcurrentChange type.
FEATURE_IN_USE : Discriminator for the FeatureInUse type.
INTERNAL_SERVER_ERROR : Discriminator for the InternalServerError type.
INVALID_ARGUMENT : Discriminator for the InvalidArgument type.
INVALID_ELEMENT_CONFIGURATION : Discriminator for the InvalidElementConfiguration type.
INVALID_ELEMENT_TYPE : Discriminator for the InvalidElementType type.
INVALID_REQUEST : Discriminator for the InvalidRequest type.
NOT_ALLOWED_IN_CURRENT_STATE : Discriminator for the NotAllowedInCurrentState type.
NOT_FOUND : Discriminator for the NotFound type.
OPERATION_NOT_FOUND : Discriminator for the OperationNotFound type.
RESOURCE_BUSY : Discriminator for the ResourceBusy type.
RESOURCE_IN_USE : Discriminator for the ResourceInUse type.
RESOURCE_INACCESSIBLE : Discriminator for the ResourceInaccessible type.
SERVICE_UNAVAILABLE : Discriminator for the ServiceUnavailable type.
TIMED_OUT : Discriminator for the TimedOut type.
UNABLE_TO_ALLOCATE_RESOURCE : Discriminator for the UnableToAllocateResource type.
UNAUTHENTICATED : Discriminator for the Unauthenticated type.
UNAUTHORIZED : Discriminator for the Unauthorized type.
UNEXPECTED_INPUT : Discriminator for the UnexpectedInput type.
UNSUPPORTED : Discriminator for the Unsupported type.
UNVERIFIED_PEER : Discriminator for the UnverifiedPeer type.


503

com.vmware.vapi.std.errors.service_unavailable : if the system is unable to communicate with a service to complete the request.

Returns Std_Errors_Error of type(s) application/json
{
    "messages": [
        {
            "id": "string",
            "default_message": "string",
            "args": [
                "string"
            ],
            "params": {
                "params": {
                    "s": "string",
                    "dt": "string",
                    "i": 0,
                    "d": "number",
                    "l": {
                        "id": "string",
                        "params": {
                            "params": "Std_LocalizationParam Object"
                        }
                    },
                    "format": "string",
                    "precision": 0
                }
            },
            "localized": "string"
        }
    ],
    "data": {},
    "error_type": "string"
}
messages
Required

Stack of one or more localizable messages for human error consumers. The message at the top of the stack (first in the list) describes the error from the perspective of the operation the client invoked.

Each subsequent message in the stack describes the "cause" of the prior message.

object
data
Optional

Data to facilitate clients responding to the operation reporting a standard error to indicating that it was unable to complete successfully. Operations may provide data that clients can use when responding to errors. Since the data that clients need may be specific to the context of the operation reporting the error, different operations that report the same error may provide different data in the error. The documentation for each each operation will describe what, if any, data it provides for each error it reports.

The ArgumentLocations, FileLocations, and TransientIndication structures are intended as possible values for this field. DynamicID may also be useful as a value for this field (although that is not its primary purpose). Some services may provide their own specific structures for use as the value of this field when reporting errors from their operations.

Some operations will not set this field when reporting errors.

error_type
Optional

Enumeration of all standard errors. Used as discriminator in protocols that have no standard means for transporting the error type, e.g. REST.
ERROR : Discriminator for the Error type.
ALREADY_EXISTS : Discriminator for the AlreadyExists type.
ALREADY_IN_DESIRED_STATE : Discriminator for the AlreadyInDesiredState type.
CANCELED : Discriminator for the Canceled type.
CONCURRENT_CHANGE : Discriminator for the ConcurrentChange type.
FEATURE_IN_USE : Discriminator for the FeatureInUse type.
INTERNAL_SERVER_ERROR : Discriminator for the InternalServerError type.
INVALID_ARGUMENT : Discriminator for the InvalidArgument type.
INVALID_ELEMENT_CONFIGURATION : Discriminator for the InvalidElementConfiguration type.
INVALID_ELEMENT_TYPE : Discriminator for the InvalidElementType type.
INVALID_REQUEST : Discriminator for the InvalidRequest type.
NOT_ALLOWED_IN_CURRENT_STATE : Discriminator for the NotAllowedInCurrentState type.
NOT_FOUND : Discriminator for the NotFound type.
OPERATION_NOT_FOUND : Discriminator for the OperationNotFound type.
RESOURCE_BUSY : Discriminator for the ResourceBusy type.
RESOURCE_IN_USE : Discriminator for the ResourceInUse type.
RESOURCE_INACCESSIBLE : Discriminator for the ResourceInaccessible type.
SERVICE_UNAVAILABLE : Discriminator for the ServiceUnavailable type.
TIMED_OUT : Discriminator for the TimedOut type.
UNABLE_TO_ALLOCATE_RESOURCE : Discriminator for the UnableToAllocateResource type.
UNAUTHENTICATED : Discriminator for the Unauthenticated type.
UNAUTHORIZED : Discriminator for the Unauthorized type.
UNEXPECTED_INPUT : Discriminator for the UnexpectedInput type.
UNSUPPORTED : Discriminator for the Unsupported type.
UNVERIFIED_PEER : Discriminator for the UnverifiedPeer type.


default

'Default' means this response is used for all HTTP codes that are not covered individually for this operation.

Returns Std_Errors_Error of type(s) application/json
{
    "messages": [
        {
            "id": "string",
            "default_message": "string",
            "args": [
                "string"
            ],
            "params": {
                "params": {
                    "s": "string",
                    "dt": "string",
                    "i": 0,
                    "d": "number",
                    "l": {
                        "id": "string",
                        "params": {
                            "params": "Std_LocalizationParam Object"
                        }
                    },
                    "format": "string",
                    "precision": 0
                }
            },
            "localized": "string"
        }
    ],
    "data": {},
    "error_type": "string"
}
messages
Required

Stack of one or more localizable messages for human error consumers. The message at the top of the stack (first in the list) describes the error from the perspective of the operation the client invoked.

Each subsequent message in the stack describes the "cause" of the prior message.

object
data
Optional

Data to facilitate clients responding to the operation reporting a standard error to indicating that it was unable to complete successfully. Operations may provide data that clients can use when responding to errors. Since the data that clients need may be specific to the context of the operation reporting the error, different operations that report the same error may provide different data in the error. The documentation for each each operation will describe what, if any, data it provides for each error it reports.

The ArgumentLocations, FileLocations, and TransientIndication structures are intended as possible values for this field. DynamicID may also be useful as a value for this field (although that is not its primary purpose). Some services may provide their own specific structures for use as the value of this field when reporting errors from their operations.

Some operations will not set this field when reporting errors.

error_type
Optional

Enumeration of all standard errors. Used as discriminator in protocols that have no standard means for transporting the error type, e.g. REST.
ERROR : Discriminator for the Error type.
ALREADY_EXISTS : Discriminator for the AlreadyExists type.
ALREADY_IN_DESIRED_STATE : Discriminator for the AlreadyInDesiredState type.
CANCELED : Discriminator for the Canceled type.
CONCURRENT_CHANGE : Discriminator for the ConcurrentChange type.
FEATURE_IN_USE : Discriminator for the FeatureInUse type.
INTERNAL_SERVER_ERROR : Discriminator for the InternalServerError type.
INVALID_ARGUMENT : Discriminator for the InvalidArgument type.
INVALID_ELEMENT_CONFIGURATION : Discriminator for the InvalidElementConfiguration type.
INVALID_ELEMENT_TYPE : Discriminator for the InvalidElementType type.
INVALID_REQUEST : Discriminator for the InvalidRequest type.
NOT_ALLOWED_IN_CURRENT_STATE : Discriminator for the NotAllowedInCurrentState type.
NOT_FOUND : Discriminator for the NotFound type.
OPERATION_NOT_FOUND : Discriminator for the OperationNotFound type.
RESOURCE_BUSY : Discriminator for the ResourceBusy type.
RESOURCE_IN_USE : Discriminator for the ResourceInUse type.
RESOURCE_INACCESSIBLE : Discriminator for the ResourceInaccessible type.
SERVICE_UNAVAILABLE : Discriminator for the ServiceUnavailable type.
TIMED_OUT : Discriminator for the TimedOut type.
UNABLE_TO_ALLOCATE_RESOURCE : Discriminator for the UnableToAllocateResource type.
UNAUTHENTICATED : Discriminator for the Unauthenticated type.
UNAUTHORIZED : Discriminator for the Unauthorized type.
UNEXPECTED_INPUT : Discriminator for the UnexpectedInput type.
UNSUPPORTED : Discriminator for the Unsupported type.
UNVERIFIED_PEER : Discriminator for the UnverifiedPeer type.