The results could be extermely large, so to minimize the size of the return value for cases where a UI only needs to show the first N results, the answer is batched. Files are returned in OS-specific (inode) order. If the directory is modified between queries, missing or duplicate results can occur.
|vm||VcVirtualMachine||Virtual Machine to perform the operation on.|
|auth||VcGuestAuthentication||The guest authentication data. See <a href="VcGuestAuthentication.html">VcGuestAuthentication</a>.|
|filePath||String||The complete path to the directory or file to query.|
|index||Number||Which result to start the list with. The default is 0.|
|maxResults||Number||The maximum number of results to return. The default is 50.|
|matchPattern||String||A filter for the return values. Match patterns are specified using perl-compatible regular expressions. If matchPattern is unset, then the pattern '.*' is used.|