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Plugins > vCenter Server 5.5.3 > VcVirtualMachine > estimateStorageForConsolidateSnapshots_Task

Method estimateStorageForConsolidateSnapshots_Task()

Estimate the temporary space required to consolidation disk files. The estimation is a lower bound if the childmost writable disk file will be consolidated for an online virtual machine, it is accurate for all other situations. This is because the space requirement depending on the size of the childmost disk file and how write intensive the guest is.

This method can be used prior to invoke consolidation via VcVirtualMachine.

Returns

VcTask

Arguments

None