You can create a project by using a cluster configured with virtual machines. Create a scenario to increase overall workload by 50 percent in the following month.

In this project, you want to see what happens if you increase demand on a cluster.

In vRealize Operations Manager, verify that the Projects tab is open.


Select a target cluster in the inventory panel.

The target host is where you simulate changes to the environment to examine possible outcomes. Make sure that the target cluster includes many virtual machines.


Click the Projects tab and click the Add New Project icon.


From the Projects workspace, enter the name and a description of the project.

For example, name the project Cluster Load Increase.


Select Planned status.


Click Scenarios to add scenarios to this project.


Select the Add Demand: add percentage of demand scenario and drag it to the Scenarios pane.


In the Configuration pane, change the implementation date to be one month from today.


Change the global value to 50 percent


Click Save to add the scenario to the project.


Click Close to close the Project Workspace.

vRealize Operations Manager applies the scenario to the project.

Create a project to add virtual machines and add ESX hosts to the cluster. See User Scenario: Create a Project to Add VMs and Hosts.