You can edit and configure several vApp settings, including startup order, resources, and custom properties.

Navigate to a vApp and click Edit vApp Settings.

Expand the areas of the vApp configuration that you want to edit.

Area

Description

Application Properties

Displays non-editable product informaion such as name, vendor, and version, and allows specifying values for vApp custom properties.

Deployment

Allows you to specify CPU and memory resources and configure IP allocation. The available allocation schemes and protocols depend on the vApp configuration. You can modify the configuration in the Authoring section.

Authoring

Allows you to specify the vApp product information and controls the configurable options that are available in the Deployment and Application Properties sections. You can modify the supported IP allocation schemes and protocols, set the VM start order, and add or reconfigure custom properties.

1

If you define a property in the Authoring section of the Edit vApp Settings dialog, you can assign a value to that property when you edit the vApp settings the next time. If you deployed the vApp from an OVF, and properties were predefined in that OVF, you might be able to edit those properties as well.

2

You can configure the CPU and memory resource allocation for the vApp.

3

If your vApp is based on an OVF file that was not created in the vSphere Web Client, it might include some configuration information that is not recognized by vCenter Server. You can view the information in the Edit vApp Settings dialog.

4

If your vApp is set up to allow it, and if you have the required privileges, you can edit how IP addresses are allocated for the vApp.

5

You can change the order in which virtual machines and nested vApps within a vApp start up and shut down. You can also specify delays and actions performed at startup and shutdown.

6

You can configure product and vendor information for a vApp.

7

You can view the license agreement for the vApp that you are editing.