To associate the VMs of a vApp template with specific VM placement and VM sizing policies, you can tag individual VMs of a vApp template with the policies you want to assign.

Starting with vCloud Director 10.0, you can allow the users to change the predefined VM placement or VM sizing policies while editing a VM.
Note: After you upgrade to vCloud Director 10.0, all pre-existing template taggings become modifiable. If you want to disallow the changes to the predefined VM placement or VM sizing policies, you must deselect the Modifiable check box for the policies that you want to be unchangeable.

Prerequisites

  • This operation requires the right to edit a vApp template.
  • Verify that you have at least one vApp template in your vCloud Director environment.

Procedure

  1. From the main menu (), select Libraries, and select vApp Templates from the left panel.
    The list of templates displays in a grid view.
  2. Select the radio button next to the vApp template you want to tag, and click Tag with Compute Policies.
  3. If you want to assign a VM placement policy to a VM in the vApp template, select a policy from the VM Placement Policy drop-down menu on the row corresponding to the VM.
  4. If you want to assign a VM sizing policy to a VM in the vApp template, select a policy from the VM Sizing Policy drop-down menu on the row corresponding to the VM.
  5. (Optional) To allow the users to change the predefined VM placement or VM sizing policies while editing a VM, select the Modifiable check box under the policy drop-down menu.
  6. Click Tag.