You can edit a vSphere Auto Deploy rule only if it is in inactive state in the inventory. You can edit the name of the rule, the matching hosts, the assigned image profile, host profile, and host location.

If a rule in the inventory is in inactive state, you can edit its name and change the selection of hosts that match the rule criteria.

If a rule in the inventory is in inactive state, you can edit the rule and assign a different image profile to the hosts matching it.

If a rule in the inventory is in inactive state, you can edit the rule and assign a different host profile to the hosts that match the criteria for the rule.

If a rule in the inventory is in inactive state, you can edit the rule and assign a different host location to the hosts that match the rule criteria.