Leases, quotas, and limits constrain the ability of organization users to consume storage and processing resources. You can modify these settings to prevent users from depleting or monopolizing an organization's resources.

Prerequisites

See Understanding Leases.

Procedure

  1. From the main menu ( Menu ), select Cloud Resources
    1. From the left panel, select Organizations.
    The list of existing organizations displays in a grid view.
  2. Select an organization and select the Policies tab.
  3. To edit the leases, quotas, resource limits, and password policies for the organization, click Edit.
  4. Configure vApp leases with the following settings.
    Option Description
    Maximum runtime lease How long vApps can run before they are automatically stopped.
    Runtime expiry action How expired running vApps are processed.

    Suspending a vApp, suspends all its virtual machines and preserves their current state by writing the memory to disk. Power off immediately stops all its virtual machines and child vApps.

    Maximum storage lease How long stopped vApps are available before being automatically cleaned up.
    Storage cleanup How vApps are processed after being stopped and cleaned up.
  5. Configure vApp template leases with the following settings.
    Option Description
    Maximum storage lease How long vApp templates are available before being automatically cleaned up.
    Storage cleanup How expired vApp templates are processed after being cleaned up.
  6. Configure quotas with the following settings.
    Option Description
    All VMs quota Total number of available VMs a user can store in this organization.
    Running VMs quota Total number of VMs a user can power on in this organization.
  7. Configure limits with the following settings.
    Option Description
    Number of resource intensive operations per user Type the maximum number of simultaneous resource intensive operations per user, or select Inherit System Limit.
    Number of resource intensive operations to be queued per user Type the maximum number of queued resource intensive operations per user, or select Inherit System Limit.
    Number of resource intensive operations per organization Type the maximum number of simultaneous resource intensive operations per organization, or select Inherit System Limit.
    Number of resource intensive operations to be queued per organization Type the maximum number of queued resource intensive operations per organization, or select Inherit System Limit.
    Number of simultaneous connections per VM Type the maximum number of simultaneous console connections per virtual machine, or select Inherit System Limit.
    Number of virtual data centers per organization Type the maximum number of organization virtual data centers per organization, or select Inherit System Quota.
  8. Configure password policies with the following settings.
    Option Description
    Account lockout enabled Enable user account lockout after a number of invalid login attempts.
    Invalid logins before lockout Number of invalid login attempts before the user account is locked.
    Account lockout interval Period during which a locked user account cannot log in.