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Abiquo 4.6

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Before you deploy a VM, you can set guest variables to pass user data to your VMs. This functionality uses cloud-init and requires appropriate templates. In private cloud, the templates must have the guest setup flag set to cloud init. The administrator can add default variables for the VM template.

This functionality is available through the API. The platform stores variables in the VirtualMachine "variables" attribute, which is a dictionary of keys and values. See Update a virtual machine in VirtualMachinesResource

To add VM variables:

  1. Go to Virtual datacenters → edit VM that is not deployed → Variables

  2. Enter each variable and click Add

    Edit the VM to set variables that will be added to the VM at deploy time

    Field

    Description

    Key

    Identifier of the variable. Maximum length of 255 characters

    ValueValue of the variable. Maximum length of 255 characters

  3. To apply changes to variables, and other changes to the VM, click Save


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