Create a new AppStack.

When you create an AppStack, you only provide the name, storage, path, and description of the AppStack.


  1. From the App Volumes Manager, click Volumes > AppStack > Create AppStack.
  2. Enter the following information for the AppStack:
    Option Description
    Name A name that describes the type of applications contained in the AppStack.
    Storage Name of your default datastore.
    Path The path for the volume. The path to the appstacks2x_templates and writable_templates file on the datastore is created during the initial setup process. You can change the path to further sub-categorize volumes. For example: appvolumes/apps/your_folder.
    Template Select a template for the AppStack, usually in the form of a VMDK file.
    Description A short description of the AppStack, usually names of applications that the AppStack will contain.
  3. Click Create.
  4. Select one of the following options:
    • Perform in the background - The creation takes place in the background and you can perform other tasks.
    • Wait for completion - You canot perform any other tasks until the AppStack is created.

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