You can view the shares and limits for all virtual machines running on a datastore. Viewing this information allows you to compare the settings of all virtual machines that are accessing the datastore, regardless of the cluster in which they are running.

1

Browse to the datastore in the vSphere Web Client navigator.

2

Under the Related Objects tab, click the Virtual Machines tab.

The tab displays each virtual machine running on the datastore and the associated shares value, and percentage of datastore shares.