Provider vDC datastores provide storage capacity for provider vDCs.

The following information about each provider vDC datastore appears on the Datastores tab of a provider vDC.

Datastore Metrics

Title

Description

Name

The name of the provider vDC datastore.

Enabled

A checkmark appears when the provider vDC datastore is enabled.

Type

The type of file system the datastore uses, either Virtual Machine File System (VMFS) or Network File System (NFS).

Used

The datastore space occupied by virtual machine files, including log files, snapshots, and virtual disks. When a virtual machine is powered on, the used storage space also includes log files.

Provisioned

The datastore space guaranteed to virtual machines. If any virtual machines are using thin provisioning, some of the provisioned space might not be in use, and other virtual machines can occupy the unused space.

Requested

Provisioned storage in use only by vCloud Director-managed objects on the datastore. If thin provisioning is enabled on vCloud Director, some of the requested space might not be in use.

vCenter

The vCenter Server associated with the datastore.