In the vSphere Web Client, create VM and host groups to contain and manage specific OpenStack instances.

1

Log in to the vSphere Web Client.

2

Go to the vCenter Hosts and Clusters view.

3

Select the Compute cluster configured for the VMware Integrated OpenStack deployment.

4

Click the Manage tab.

5

Click Settings and click vSphere DRS.

6

Verify the following settings configuration:

DRS is enabled.

DRS Automation is set to Fully Automated or Partially Automated .

Power Management is set to Off.

7

Click VM/Host Groups.

8

Create a VM group.

a

Click Add.

b

Enter a name for the new VM group.

c

From the Type drop-down menu, select VM Group.

d

Click Add.

e

On the Filter tab, select the dummy VM to create an empty VM group.

You created the dummy VM in an earlier task in this sequence.

f

Click OK.

9

Create a Host group.

a

Click Add.

b

Enter a name for the new host group.

c

From the Type drop-down menu, select Host Group.

d

Click Add.

e

On the Filter tab, add members to the group by selecting one or more hosts.

f

Click OK.

Both groups now appear in the VM/Host Groups list on the VM/Host page.

You can now create a rule that determines how OpenStack instances assigned to the VM group are distributed on the hosts in the host group. See Create a DRS Rule for OpenStack Instance Placement.