configure vm disk bus-type

configure vm vm_name disk bus-type bus_type


Configures the virtual machine's (VM‘s) disk bus or controller.

Syntax Description

vm Specifies VMs.
vm_name Specifies the name of the VM.
disk Specifies disk configuration.
bus-type Specifies configuring the disk bus type.
bus_type Specifies the disk bus type (default is VirtIO).


The default is VirtIO.

Usage Guidelines

This command allows you to configure the VM‘s disk bus or controller. The default bus type is VirtIO, but some operating systems are do not support this, and as a consequence, the VM will fail to boot. In this case, you can configure the bus type to IDE or SCSI.


The following example configures the VM "vm1" to the bus type to IDE:

# configure vm vm1 disk bus-type IDE


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 30.7.

Platform Availability

This command is available on all platforms that support the Integrated Application Hosting (IAH) feature and have a Core or Premier license installed. For a list of platforms that support the IAH feature and for information about licenses, see the ExtremeXOS and Switch Engine 31.7 Feature License Requirements .