You must use custom properties to add a storage reservation policy to a linked clone blueprint.

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

A fabric administrator must create at least one storage reservation policy. See Configure a Storage Reservation Policy.

1

Select Infrastructure > Blueprints > Blueprints.

2

Point to the vSphere linked clone blueprint you want to edit.

3

Click the Edit icon (Edit).

4

Click the Properties tab.

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Click New Property.

6

Enter VirtualMachine.DiskN.StorageReservationPolicy in the Name text box.

N is the index, starting at 0, of the volume you want to assign to a storage reservation policy.

7

Enter the name of the storage reservation policy to assign to the volume in the Value text box.

8

(Optional) Select the Encrypted check box to encrypt the custom property in the database.

9

(Optional) Select the Prompt user check box to require the user to provide a value when they request a machine.

If you choose to prompt the user for a value, any value you provide for the custom property is presented to the user as the default. If you do not provide a default, the user cannot continue with the machine request until they provide a value for the custom property.

10

Click the Save icon (Save).

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Click New Property.

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Enter VirtualMachine.DiskN.Size in the Name text box.

N is the index you specified in step Step 6

13

Enter the amount of storage capacity (in gigabytes) to assign to the volume in the Value text box.

14

Click the Save icon (Save).

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Click OK.