You must set the automation level of all virtual machines in an MSCS cluster to Partially Automated. When you set the vSphere DRS automation level for the virtual machine to Partially Automated, vCenter Server will perform initial placement of virtual machines when they are powered on and will provide migration recommendations for them.

Note

Migration of MSCS clustered virtual machines is not recommended.

1

In the vSphere Client, right-click the cluster in the inventory and select Edit Settings.

2

In the left pane under vSphere DRS, select Virtual Machine Options.

3

Select the Enable individual virtual machine automation levels check box.

4

Change the virtual machine automation level for each MSCS virtual machine in the cluster.

a

In the Virtual Machine column, select the virtual machine.

b

In the Automation Level column, select Partially Automated from the drop-down menu.

c

Repeat Step a and Step b for each virtual machine.

5

Click OK.