You can lock a virtual data center to suspend its resource consumption. When a virtual data center is locked, none of its users can create new virtual machines or power on virtual machines.

You can lock virtual data centers in a Dedicated Cloud instance only.

You have virtual infrastructure administrator privileges in vCloud Hybrid Service.

1

In the vCloud Hybrid Service Home page, click Cloud Instances in the left pane, and select the cloud instance that contains the virtual data center.

2

In the Related Objects tab, click the Virtual Data Centers tab, and double-click the virtual data center that you want to lock.

3

In the Summary tab, select Lock or Unlock from the Actions menu.