Configure the memory, storage, and network paths available to machines provisioned through this reservation.

1

Click the Resources tab.

2

(Optional) Select Enable FlexClone.

You can enable FlexClone if you have a vSphere environment and storage devices that use Net App FlexClone technology. SDRS is not supported for FlexClone storage devices.

3

Specify the amount of memory, in GB, to be allocated to this reservation from the Memory table.

4

Configure a storage path in the Storage table.

a

Select a storage path from the Storage Path column.

Option

Description

Storage Distributed Resource Scheduler (SDRS) Storage

For integrations that use SDRS, you can select a storage cluster to allow SDRS to automatically handle storage placement and load balancing for machines provisioned from this reservation. The SDRS Automation Mode must be set to Automatic. Select a datastore within the cluster for standalone datastore behavior.

Individual Datastore Selection

Select a standalone datastore.

b

(Optional) Select a storage endpoint from the Endpoint drop-down menu to specify a storage device that uses FlexClone technology.

SDRS is not supported for FlexClone storage devices.

c

Type a value in This Reservation Reserved to specify how much storage to allocate to this reservation.

d

Specify the Priority for the storage path.

The priority is used for multiple storage paths. A storage path with priority 0 is used before a path with priority 1.

e

Repeat this step to configure clusters and datastores as needed.

5

Click the Network tab.

6

Configure a network path for machines provisioned by using this reservation.

a

Select a network path for machines provisioned on this reservation from the Network table.

b

(Optional) Select a network profile from the Network Profile drop-down menu.

This option requires additional configuration to configure network profiles.

You can select more than one network path on a reservation, but only one network is selected when provisioning a machine.

At this point, you can save the reservation by clicking OK. Optionally, you can configure email notifications to send alerts out when resources allocated to this reservation become low.