You can assign a policy to one or more application services that are of the same service type.

Define a policy. For more information about policy creation, see Create a Policy.

Verify that you have vSphere App HA.Modify privileges for each virtual machine on which the services to which you will apply a policy are running.


Log in to the vSphere Web Client using the vSphere App HA.Modify credentials.


On the Monitor tab, click the Application Availability tab.


Select the services for the applications to which you want to assign a policy.

If you select one or more services that are incompatible with the service type, the Assign Policy icon disappears.


Click the Assign Policy icon Assign policy.

The Assign Policy window appears, which filters and lists all the policies according to service type in a tabular form.


Select a policy.


Click OK.

The selected policy is assigned to the application services that you specified.