The automation level for a datastore cluster specifies whether or not placement and migration recommendations from Storage DRS are applied automatically.

1

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

2

Select SDRS Automation.

3

Select an automation level.

Manual is the default automation level.

Option

Description

No Automation (Manual Mode)

Placement and migration recommendations are displayed, but do not run until you manually apply the recommendation.

Fully Automated

Placement and migration recommendations run automatically.

4

Click OK.