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Add VM Data Disk

Published: October 19, 2012

Updated: November 1, 2013

Applies To: System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator, System Center 2012 SP1 - Orchestrator

The Add VM Data Disk activity adds a data disk to a virtual machine. It is part of the Azure Virtual Machine Disks category activity.

The activity publishes all of the data from the required and optional properties into published data. The following tables list the required and optional properties and published data for this activity.

Add VM Data Disk Required Properties

 

Element

Description

Valid values

VM Service Name

The cloud service to add the data disk to.

String

VM Deployment Name

The deployment to add the data disk to.

String

VM Instance Name

The virtual machine to add the data disk to.

String

Select Data Disk Option

Specifies where the data disk to add to the virtual machine is located.

DiskInBlobStorage, DiskInImageRepository, MountedDiskImageInBlobStorage

Host Caching

Specifies the platform caching behavior of data disk blob for read/write efficiency.

None, ReadOnly, ReadWrite

Disk Name

Specifies the name of the disk. 

String

Disk Label

Specifies the description of the data disk.

String

Source Media Link

Specifies the location of a blob in account storage which is mounted as a data disk when the virtual machine is created.

String

Media Link

Specifies the location of the blob in Windows Azure blob store where the media for the disk is located.

String

Disk Size in GB

Specifies the size, in GB, of an empty disk to be attached to the virtual machine. 

Integer

Wait for Completion

Whether to wait for this operation to complete in Windows Azure before moving on to the next activity.

True, False

Add VM Data Disk Optional Properties

 

Element

Description

Valid values

Logical Unit Number

Specifies the Logical Unit Number (LUN) for the disk. The LUN specifies the slot in which the data drive appears when mounted for usage by the virtual machine.

0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15

Add VM Data Disk Published Data

 

Element

Description

Value type

VM Service Name

The cloud service to add the data disk to.

String

VM Deployment Name

The deployment to add the data disk to.

String

VM Instance Name

The virtual machine to add the data disk to.

String

Logical Unit Number

Specifies the Logical Unit Number (LUN) for the disk. The LUN specifies the slot in which the data drive appears when mounted for usage by the virtual machine.

Integer

Host Caching

Specifies the platform caching behavior of data disk blob for read/write efficiency.

String

Disk Name

Specifies the name of the disk. 

String

Disk Label

Specifies the description of the data disk.

String

Source Media Link

Specifies the location of a blob in account storage which is mounted as a data disk when the virtual machine is created.

String

Media Link

Specifies the location of the blob in Windows Azure blob store where the media for the disk is located.

String

Disk Size in GB

Specifies the size, in GB, of an empty disk to be attached to the virtual machine. 

Integer

Wait for Completion

Whether to wait for this operation to complete in Windows Azure before moving on to the next activity.

Boolean

Request ID

The unique identifier of the request to Windows Azure.

String

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