Guided Consolidation recommendations are based on collected performance data and the capacity of available hosts.

1

In the Analysis tab, select the systems you want to consolidate and click Plan Consolidation.

2

Select a system.

3

(Optional) Change the name displayed in the Physical Computer column by double-clicking it and entering a new name.

Your entry will be used as the name for the resultant virtual machine.

4

(Optional) Change destinations, if alternative destinations are available, by clicking in the Destinations column and selecting a destination from the drop-down menu.

The number of stars displayed in the Destination Rating column indicate the degree to which the host system can comfortably accommodate the estimated resource needs of the resultant virtual machine.

5

Click Consolidate.

A conversion task is instantiated.

You can view task progress in the Recent Tasks pane. You view additional information about the task in the Tasks tab.