Create the virtual machine with the ISO mounted CDROM

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Working on the vmcreate.pl script to add the creation of CD-ROM with iso data store, I got stuck on the error

' Invalid device configuration: ' VirtualSCSIControllerOption.numSCSICdroms '.

I'm sure I'm missing something obvious, or this option but may not understand how to deliver this.

I created a cdrom as follows (below test I create any CDROM, no iso file to reduce the number of layers):

my $ BPPRR m_backing_info = VirtualCdromRemotePassthroughBackingInfo->new)

deviceName = > ' '.

exclusive = > 0,

);

my $description = description->new(label = > 'CDROM', summary = > 'cdddrom');

my $connectable = VirtualDeviceConnectInfo->new(allowGuestControl = > 1,)

connected = > 0,

startConnected = > 1,

( State = > inmates ' / ' );

my $ BPPRR m = VirtualCdrom->new(backup = > $BPPRRm_backing_info,

connectable = > $connectable,

controllerKey = > 0,

deviceInfo = > $description,

key => 1,

( unitNumber = > 1 );

VirtualDeviceConfigSpec->new(device = > $BPPRRm,

operation = > VirtualDeviceConfigSpecOperation->new()'add'));

Did anyone have working example to create the virtual machine with CDRom?

Andrey

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If someone will find this useful I followed this route Re: vmreconfig.pl add the device CD/DVD fails if the virtual machine created with vmcreate.pl

and also I found good examples of what I need to in VMUtil.pm in cmd vmsphere libraries.

Andrey

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