Add an anti-affinity rule to place a specific group of virtual machines across multiple hosts to prevent simultaneous failure of those virtual machines in the event that a single host fails.

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Click My Cloud.

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Click VMs in the left pane and click the Affinity Rules tab.

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In the Anti-Affinity Rules section, click the New Rule button.

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Type a Rule Name for the new affinity rule.

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(Optional) Type a virtual machine name or partial virtual machine name and click the blue arrow button to filter the Virtual Machines list.

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Select a virtual machine to add to the affinity rule and click Add.

Repeat this step to add additional virtual machines to the rule.

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(Optional) Deselect Enabled to create the rule without enabling it.

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Click OK to create the new rule.

vCloud Director places the virtual machines associated with the anti-affinity rule across multiple hosts.