Create a new AppStack.

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


You must have uploaded the template for AppStacks to the datastore.

Upload Templates


  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 apps_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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