Starting with VMware Cloud Director Container Service Extension 3.1.3, you can optionally configure a default storage class when you create a Tanzu Kubernetes Grid cluster, and this storage class is used by default for the creation of any persistent volumes. This feature automates steps for the tenant users to manage the Tanzu Kubernetes Grid cluster for their developers in their organization.
In the Kubernetes Container Clusters UI plug-in in VMware Cloud Director, the Create Default Storage Class toggle is activated by default. You can deactivate the toggle to opt out of the function.
You can configure the following fields in a default storage class:
|VMware Cloud Director Storage Profile Name||Select one of the available VMware Cloud Director storage profiles.|
|Storage Class Name||The name of the default Kubernetes storage class. This field can be any user-specified name with the following constraints, based on Kubernetes requirements:
For instructions on how to configure a default storage class in the Kubernetes Container Clusters UI plug-in in VMware Cloud Director, see Create a Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Cluster.