This document explains how to configure the <
properties> element in vpcs.xml. Within the Manage environment page, a user has the option to modify a VPC. The <
properties> element contains all information necessary to modify a VPC and the reservations that exist on them. This element also establishes the rules for modifying configurable attributes of a VPC.
bare-metal-variable> element is also a child element of the <
properties> element. For more information, see Accessing Bare Metal Machines with Viewpoint.
To manage users in vpcs.xml, see Managing VPC Users.
disk-model> element defines how disk operations should take place within Viewpoint. Viewpoint needs to know how the disk is configured in Moab so it knows how to perform operations on a reservation (such as adding or removing resources). To specify which type of disk is being used, use the type attribute. There are two valid disk storage types:
generic-resource> - An element that contains the name of the generic resource on the GLOBAL node.
variable> - An element that contains the variable name stored on each reservation that informs Moab and Viewpoint how much disk the individual reservation is using. With this model, any given VPC contains one additional, hidden reservation that contains only the disk storage.
To set up a SAN disk model where the generic resource is called "SAN" and the variable on each reservation is called "VM_SAN", you can follow this example:
<disk-model type="GLOBAL_DISK"> <generic-resource>SAN</generic-resource> <variable>VM_SAN</variable> </disk-model>
You can specify when the fiscal year ends. A VPCs duration cannot extend past the specified date. A month value ranging from 1-12 and a day value ranging from 1-30 must be specified. The <
fiscal-year-end> element is a child element of <
<fiscal-year-end> <month>10</month> <day>1</day> </fiscal-year-end>