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Last updated Jun 11, 2024

Import VM

UiPath.HyperV.Activities.ImportVM

Description

Imports a virtual machine.

Project compatibility

Windows - Legacy | Windows

Configuration

Common
  • DisplayName - The display name of the activity.
Destination
  • Location - Indicates a different storage location for the virtual machine than the default one configured for the virtualization server. This field supports only strings and String variables.
  • StorageFolder - Indicates a different storage location for the hard disk than the default one configured for the virtualization server. This field supports only strings and String variables.
  • VMName - Indicates the name of the virtual machine after import. If not set, it uses the name of the source virtual machine. This field supports only strings and String variables.
Input
  • CheckpointFolder - Specifies the fully qualified path of the folder where the checkpoint configurations for the virtual machine can be found. This field supports only strings and String variables.
  • ImportType - Specifies the type of the import that should be performed. The possible values are Restore and Copy. The default value is None.
  • VhdFolder - Specifies the full path to the folder where virtual hard disks for the virtual machine are stored. This field supports only strings and String variables.
  • VMFile - Specifies the full path of the virtual machine file that should be imported. This field supports only strings and String variables.
Misc
  • Private - If selected, the values of variables and arguments are no longer logged at Verbose level.
Output
  • VirtualMachine - Provides the details about the virtual machine.

Note: The VMFile parameter provides the path to a virtual machines' configuration file (.vmcx or .xml). This type of file represents the virtual machine that needs to be imported and should not be in use while running this activity.
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