You can configure the resource allocation settings (shares, reservation, and limit) to determine the amount of CPU, memory, and storage resources provided for a virtual machine.

For more information about shares, reservations, and limits, see Resource Allocation Shares, Resource Allocation Reservation, and Resource Allocation Limit.


A reservation pool virtual datacenter.


  1. Click My Cloud.
  2. In the left pane, click VMs.
  3. Select a virtual machine, right-click, and select Properties.
  4. Click the Resource Allocation tab and set the priority, reservation, and limit for CPU and memory.
  5. Click OK.