Requests that you can configure as blocking tasks are represented by task operation names.

To configure a request type as a blocking task, place the operation name in an Operation element and add that element to the cloud's BlockingTaskOperations element. See Retrieve or Update Blocking Task Settings.

Media

Operation Name

Description

vdcCopyMedia

Copy a media object.

vdcDeleteMedia

Delete a media object.

vdcUploadMedia

Upload media.

vdcUpdateMedia

Modify one or more properties of a media object.

Network

Operation Name

Description

networkCreateNetworkPool

Create a network pool.

networkCreateExternalNetwork

Create an external network.

networkDelete

Delete a network.

networkDeleteNetworkPool

Delete a network pool.

networkCreateFencePoolTypeNetworkPool

Create an isolation-backed FencePoolType network pool.

networkUpdateNetwork

Modify one or more properties of a network object.

networkUpdateNetworkPool

Modify one or more properties of a network pool object.

networkUpdateVlanPool

Modify one or more properties of a VlanPoolType network pool object.

vApp

Operation Name

Description

vappDeploy

Deploy a vApp.

vappPowerOff

Power-off a vApp.

vappRebootGuest

Reboot any virtual machine in a vApp.

vappReset

Reset any virtual machine in a vApp.

vappShutdownGuest

Shut down any virtual machine in a vApp.

vappSuspend

Suspend any virtual machine in a vApp.

vappUndeployPowerOff

Undeploy any virtual machine in a vApp by powering it off.

vappUndeploySuspend

Undeploy any virtual machine in a vApp by suspending it.

vappUpdateVm

Modify one or more properties of a virtual machine.

vappUpgradeHwVersion

Upgrade the hardware version of any virtual machine in a vApp.

vdcCaptureTemplate

Capture a vApp as a vApp template.

vdcComposeVapp

Compose a vApp.

vdcCopyVapp

Copy a vApp.

vdcDeleteVapp

Delete a vApp.

vdcInstantiateVapp

Instantiate a vApp template.

vdcRecomposeVapp

Recompose a vApp.

vdcUpdateVapp

Update or modify any section of a vApp.

vApp Template

Operation Name

Description

vdcCopyTemplate

Copy a vApp template.

vdcDeleteTemplate

Delete a vApp template.

vdcEnableDownload

Enable a vApp template for download as OVF.

vdcUpdateTemplate

Modify one or more properties of a vApp template.

vdcUploadOvfContents

Upload an OVF package to create a vApp template.

vDC

Operation Name

Description

rclCreateProviderVdc

Create a provider vDC.

rclDeleteProviderVdc

Delete a provider vDC.

vdcCreateVdc

Create an organization vDC.

vdcDeleteVdc

Delete an organization vDC.

vdcUpdateVdc

Modify one or more properties of an organization vDC.

Import

Operation Name

Description

importMedia

Import a media object from vSphere.

importSingletonVapp

Import a virtual machine from vCenter as a vApp.

importSingletonTemplate

Import a virtual machine from vCenter as a vApp template.

importIntoExistingTemplate

Import a virtual machine from vCenter to an existing vApp template.

importIntoExistingVapp

Import a virtual machine from vCenter to an existing vApp.