With the device management workflows, you can manage the devices that are connected to a virtual machine or to a host datastore.
To access these workflows, navigate toand enter the vcenter, virtual_machine_management and device_management tags in the workflow search box.
|Add CD-ROM||Adds a virtual CD-ROM to a virtual machine. If the virtual machine has no IDE controller, the workflow creates one.|
|Add disk||Adds a virtual disk to a virtual machine.|
|Change RAM||Changes the amount of RAM of a virtual machine.|
|Convert disks to thin provisioning||Converts thick-provisioned disks of virtual machines to thin-provisioned disks.|
|Convert independent disks||Converts all independent virtual machine disks to normal disks by removing the independent flag from the disks.|
|Disconnect all detachable devices from a running virtual machine||Disconnects floppy disks, CD-ROM drives, parallel ports, and serial ports from a running virtual machine.|
|Mount CD-ROM||Mounts the CD-ROM of a virtual machine. If the virtual machine has no IDE controller and/or CD-ROM drive, the workflow creates them.|
|Mount floppy disk drive||Mounts a floppy disk drive FLP file from the ESX datastore.|