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Method createVirtualDisk_Task(String name, VcDatacenter datacenter, VcVirtualDiskSpec spec)

Create a virtual disk.

The datacenter parameter may be omitted if a URL is used to name the disk.

Requires Datastore.FileManagement privilege on the datastore where the virtual disk is created.

Returns

VcTask

Arguments

Name Type Description
name String The name of the disk, either a datastore path or a URL referring to the virtual disk to be created.
datacenter VcDatacenter If <code>name</code> is a datastore path, the datacenter for that datastore path. Not needed when invoked directly on ESX. If not specified on a call to VirtualCenter, <code>name</code> must be a URL.
spec VcVirtualDiskSpec The specification of the virtual disk to be created.