The Administrator can edit advanced template elements. These values can also be specified through the OVF and the API. See Extended OVF Support and Template Definition
|Guest setup||Select guest setup option of Cloud-init or Hypervisor tools.|
|Guest initial password||If Guest setup is selected, select this option to request an initial password|
|Cost code||Pricing cost code for this template. Requires the "Add a cost code in VM Template edition" privilege. See Pricing View|
Sets the VMware guest operating system type. Select from the pull-down list. For more details, see Guest operating system definition for VMware vSphere 5 and 6 and Extended OVF Support and Template Definition. This attribute also enables users to search for templates in public cloud (e.g. Ubuntu 64-bit template). To use the latest version of an operating system, select a generic type, e.g. WINDOWS, and do not enter the version.
OS version is used to:
See Guest operating system definition for VMware vSphere 5 and 6 and Extended OVF Support and Template Definition for further details.
Default user for a VM created from this template for SSH access.
|Password||Default password for the default User of a VM created from this template.|
|Enable hot add / reconfigure in VM||See separate section|
SYSTEM means that the platform created the template, for example, from an OVF file in the NFS repository.
Date and time when the template was created.
To allow users to reconfigure their VMs without powering off, set these values as described on the Advanced tab of the VM edit dialog.
Enable hot-add or
Supported providers only with supported guest operating systems.
Enable users to add CPUs in the platform while the VM is powered on
Enable users to add RAM in the platform while the VM is powered on
Enable users to remove SCSI disks from the boot sequence and add SCSI disks to the end of the boot sequence while the VM is powered on
|NICs hot-reconfigure||Enable users to add and remove NICs in the platform while the VM is powered on|
|Remote access hot-reconfigure||Enable users to reset remote access in the platform while the VM is powered on|