Select the datastore or datastore cluster in which to store the virtual machine configuration files and all of the virtual disks. Each datastore might have a different size, speed, availability, and other properties. The available datastores are accessible from the destination resource that you selected.

On the Customize hardware page, you can configure the storage. For example, you can add a new hard disk, apply a storage profile, or place the configuration and disk files on separate storage devices.

Select the datastore location where you want to store the virtual machine files.

Option

Action

Store all virtual machine files in the same location on a datastore.

Select a datastore and click Next.

Store all virtual machine files in the same datastore cluster.

a

Select a datastore cluster.

b

(Optional) If you do not want to use Storage DRS with this virtual machine, select Disable Storage DRS for this virtual machine and select a datastore within the datastore cluster.

c

Click Next.