You can select multiple datastores and associate them with a user-defined storage capability.

1

Open a list of datastores in the vSphere Client.

Option

Action

View the datastores in a datacenter

a

the Datastores and Datastore Clusters view, select a datacenter.

b

Select the Datastores and Datastore Cluster tab.

View the datastores mounted on a host

a

In the Hosts and Clusters view, select a host.

b

Select the Configuration tab, and click Storage.

2

Press Ctrl and select several datastores.

3

Right-click a selected datastore and select Assign User-Defined Storage Capability.

4

Select a storage capability from the list of storage capabilities and click OK.

Option

Description

Create and assign a new user-defined storage capability

a

Click New.

b

Type a name and a description.

c

Click OK.

Select an existing storage capability

Select a user-defined storage capability from the Name drop-down menu and click OK.

The storage capability is now associated with the selected datastores.