The projects workspace is where you define the name, description, the status, and add scenarios when you create a new project.

To create, edit, or run a project, click Environment in the left pane, select an object, and click the Projects tab. On the Projects toolbar, click the plus sign to add a project, the pencil to edit the selected project, or the X to delete the selected project. In the Project Workspace, enter a Name, Description, and Status, and click Scenarios to configure and manage projects and scenarios.

Project Workspace Options




Meaningful name of the project. The name of the appears on the Projects tab.


Meaningful description of the project.


Planned. Sets the project to planned state after it is created. Run what-if analysis to visualize the potential effect to the system.

Committed. Commits or reserves the project in the target container. All views, reports, and dashboards reflect the project resource as if the project is deployed.

Expired. All the past projects and are no longer considered.


Choose one or more scenarios to add to this project. Drag the selected scenario to the Scenarios pane. You can add up to five scenarios to a project.

Add Capacity

Change Capacity

Remove Capacity

Add Demand

Change Demand

Remove Demand


Configure the scenario.

Scenario Name. Meaningful name of the scenario.

Scenario Description. Meaningful description of the scenario.

Implementation Date. The date to implement the scenario.

Choose Global Values or Customize the Metrics and Metric values.

Capacity Container

Select a container for this scenario from the pull-down menu. The list can change depending on which object is selected.

Most Constrained

Memory Demand

Memory Allocation

CPU Demand

CPU Allocation

vSphere Configuration Limit

Disk Space Demand

Disk Space Allocation