OfflineAction

Defines the operation that is performed on the Virtual Machine (VM) for an Offline call on the VM resource instance. The following table summarizes the attributes of the OfflineAction property.

AttributeValue
Data typeDWORD
Access Read/write
StatusRequired
Structure CLUSPROP_DWORD
Minimum0
Maximum3
Default1

 

Remarks

The following table summarizes the values for OfflineAction.

NameValueDescription

Turn Off

0

The VM is turned off.

Save

1 (Default)

The VM is saved.

Shutdown

2

The guest operating system running in the VM is shut down. This requires that the guest operating system has the shutdown integration component installed. For more information on the shutdown integration component see the Msvm_ShutdownComponent and Msvm_ShutdownComponentSettingData classes.

Shutdown (Forced)

3

The Windows guest operating system running in the VM is shut down forcibly. For more information see the EWX_FORCE option flag on the ExitWindowsEx function page. This requires that the guest operating system has the shutdown integration component installed.

 

Examples

The property value portion of a property list entry for ShareFlags can be set with the following example code.



DWORD          OfflineActionData = 2;
CLUSPROP_DWORD OfflineActionValue;

OfflineActionValue.Syntax.dw = CLUSPROP_SYNTAX_LIST_VALUE_DWORD;
OfflineActionValue.cbLength  = sizeof(DWORD);
OfflineActionValue.dw        = OfflineActionData;


Requirements

Minimum supported client

None supported

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2008 Datacenter, Windows Server 2008 Enterprise

See also

Virtual Machine Private Properties

 

 

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