To prevent additional vApps and virtual machines from using a storage policy on an organization virtual data center, you can deactivate this storage policy on the organization virtual data center. Running vApps and powered on virtual machines continue to run, but you cannot create or start additional vApps or virtual machines on this storage policy.

You cannot deactivate the default storage policy.


If you want to deactivate the default storage policy, Change the Default Storage Policy on an Organization Virtual Data Center.


  1. From the top navigation bar, select Resources and click Cloud Resources.
  2. In the left panel, click Organization VDCs, and click the name of the target organization virtual data center.
  3. Under Policies, select Storage .
  4. Click the radio button next to the name of the target storage policy, and click Enable or Disable.
  5. To confirm, click OK.