Reference document

Org
DMTF
Pubnum
DSP0243
Date
2015-08-27
Version
2.1.1
Title
Open Virtualization Format Specification 2.1.1

Applicability

The Open Virtualization Format (OVF) Specification describes an open, secure, portable, efficient and extensible format for the packaging and distribution of software to be run in virtual machines.

The key properties of the format are as follows

  • Optimized for distribution
  • Optimized for a simple, automated user experience
  • Supports both single VM and multiple-VM configurations
  • Portable VM packaging
  • Vendor and platform independent
  • Extensible
  • Localizable
  • Open standard

Responsible Party

Name
Communication and Information Services Capability Panel

Status

URI
https://www.dmtf.org/sites/default/files/standards/documents/DSP0243_2.1.1.pdf

History

Flag Date RFC Version
added 2022-05-06 14.032 15.0
UUID
9b6cadb7-bd79-4ab9-93c3-ace29a503463

Relationships

This standard is used by the following service profiles: