Tenant administrators and business group managers can assign storage reservation policies to blueprints to control and use storage space more efficiently.

Log in to the vCloud Automation Center console as a fabric administrator or business group manager.

A fabric administrator must create a storage reservation policy.

A Create, Clone, or FlexClone blueprint for a vSphere, KVM (RHEV), or SCVMM environment.

1

Select Infrastructure > Blueprints > Blueprints.

2

Point to the blueprint to which you want to add a storage reservation policy and click Edit.

3

Click the Build Information tab.

4

Add Storage volumes.

a

Click New Volume.

b

Required Type the capacity in the Capacity (GB) text box.

c

(Optional) Type a drive letter and mount path in the Drive Letter/Mount Path text box.

d

(Optional) Type a name in the Label text box.

e

(Optional) Select a Storage Reservation Policy from the drop-down menu.

This option requires additional configuration by a fabric administrator to create storage reservation policies.

f

Click the Save icon (Save).

5

(Optional) Select Allow user to see and change storage reservation policies.

If selected, users who are provisioning machines can see and change the storage reservation policies that you apply to blueprints.

6

Click the Save icon (Save).

7

Click OK.