The Content Library service provides simple and effective management of OVF templates, ISO images, and scripts for vSphere administrators. The Content Library service lets you synchronize content across vCenter Server instances.

Property

Default Value

Description

Download Session Expiration Timeout (milliseconds)

300000

Download session expiry timeout in milliseconds. The download session indicates the time for downloading content from a content library item.

Force HTTP for Library Sync

false

Forces data transfers to go through HTTP instead of HTTPS, regardless of the subscription URL protocol. The usage of HTTP improves the speed of file transfer but might cause problems if content libraries contain sensitive information.

Garbage Collect Interval (minutes)

60

Interval in minutes for Content library garbage collection. Garbage collection cleans content library data and files that are no longer used.

Garbage Collect Max Retries

5

Number of attemts to clean the content library after the deletion of files fails. Garbage collection cleans content library data and files that are no longer used.

Garbage Collection Start Hour

22

The time of the day when the content library garbage collection starts.

Garbage Collection Stop Hour

8

The time of the day when the content library garbage collection stops.

Library Auto Sync Enabled

true

Enables automatic synchronization of subscribed content libraries.

Library Auto Sync Refresh Interval (minutes)

240

Interval between two consequent automatic synchronizations of the subscribed content library. Measured in minutes.

Library Auto Sync Setting Refresh Interval (seconds)

600

Refresh interval for the automatic synchronization settings of the subscribed library. Measured in seconds. If you change the refresh interval, you must restart vCenter Server

Library Auto Sync Start Hour

20

The time of the day when the automatic synchronization of a subscribed content library starts.

Library Auto Sync Stop Hour

7

The time of the day when the automatic synchronization of a subscribed content library stops. Automatic synchronization stops until the start hour.

Library File Preparation No-Progress Timeout (minutes)

30

Timeout for file preparation of the subscribed content library, measured in minutes.

Library HTTP Connection Timeout (milliseconds)

500000

The HTTP connection timeout for subscribed library, measured in milliseconds.

Library HTTP Socket Connection Timeout (milliseconds)

300000

Subscribed library HTTP connection socket timeout, measured in milliseconds.

Library Maximum Concurrent Sync Items

5

Maximum number of concurrently synchronizing library items for each subscribed library.

Update Session Expiration Timeout (milliseconds)

300000

Update session expiration timeout, measured in milliseconds. Update session is for uploading content to library item.

Note:

You must log in as a user with an Administrator or a Content library administrator role to change the settings of the Content Library service.