Before you add your storage capabilities, you can view system-defined storage capabilities that your storage system defines.

To view system-defined storage capabilities, your storage system must use Storage APIs - Storage Awareness.

1

In the vSphere Client, select View > Management > VM Storage Profiles.

2

In the VM Storage Profiles view of the vSphere Client, click Manage Storage Capabilities.

The Manage Storage Capabilities dialog box appears.

3

View the names and descriptions of the storage capabilities in the Name and Description column.

4

View the System and User-defined types of the existing storage capabilities.

a

Click the Type column to sort the storage capabilities by type.

b

View the storage capabilities whose type is System.

c

View the storage capabilities whose type is User-defined.

Modify the list of existing user-defined storage capabilities by using the Add, Remove, or Edit buttons.