After you create a DRS cluster, you can customize the automation level for individual virtual machines to override the cluster’s default automation level.

1

Select the cluster in the vSphere Client inventory.

2

Right-click and select Edit Settings.

3

In the Cluster Settings dialog box, under VMware DRS select Virtual Machine Options.

4

Select the Enable individual virtual machine automation levels check box.

5

Select an individual virtual machine, or select multiple virtual machines.

6

Right-click and select an automation mode.

7

Click OK.

Note

Other VMware products or features, such as VMware vApp and VMware Fault Tolerance, might override the automation levels of virtual machines in a DRS cluster. Refer to the product-specific documentation for details.