Provision virtual machines with vSphere APIs

Using inflate and eagerzero to manipulate virtual disks

From the developerWorks archives

Bhanu P Tholeti and K. Chakravarthi

Date archived: November 29, 2016 | First published: September 06, 2013

In a virtualized VMware cloud environment, you can provision different types of image templates for your unique requirements. VMware provides provisioning techniques for different needs. Two of these techniques, inflate and eagerzero, are described in this article. Learn how to use these methods to manipulate virtual disk and storage size in your VMware environment.

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ArticleTitle=Provision virtual machines with vSphere APIs