How to use hammer to set boot order while provisioning VMware virtual machines?

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  • While creating a compute profile usinghammer compute-profile values create command, there is no boot_order attribute to specify.

    # hammer compute-profile values create --help
      storage_pod         Storage Pod ID from VMware
      datastore           Datastore ID from VMware
      mode                persistent/independent_persistent/independent_nonpersistent
      size_gb             Integer number, volume size in GB
      thin                true/false
      eager_zero          true/false
      controller_key      Associated SCSI controller key
      compute_type        Type of the network adapter, for example one of:
                          See documentation center for your version of vSphere to find more details about available adapter types:
      compute_network     Network ID or Network Name from VMware
      cluster              Cluster ID from VMware
      corespersocket       Number of cores per socket (applicable to hardware versions < 10 only)
      cpus                 CPU count
      memory_mb            Integer number, amount of memory in MB
      path                 Path to folder
      resource_pool        Resource Pool ID from VMware
      firmware             automatic/bios/efi
      guest_id             Guest OS ID form VMware
      hardware_version     Hardware version ID from VMware
      memoryHotAddEnabled  Must be a 1 or 0, lets you add memory resources while the machine is on
      cpuHotAddEnabled     Must be a 1 or 0, lets you add CPU resources while the machine is on
      add_cdrom            Must be a 1 or 0, Add a CD-ROM drive to the virtual machine
      annotation           Annotation Notes
      scsi_controllers     List with SCSI controllers definitions
                             type - ID of the controller from VMware
                             key  - Key of the controller (e.g. 1000)


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