Add hosts to increase the amount of compute and storage capacity available in your SDDC.

You can add hosts to your SDDC as long as you do not exceed the maximum number of hosts permitted for your account.


  1. Log in to the VMware Cloud Console at
  2. Click on the SDDC and then click Summary.
  3. Select where to add the hosts.
    • If the SDDC has only one cluster, select Actions > Add Hosts from the SDDC card.
    • If the SDDC has more than one cluster, select Actions > Add Hosts from the card for the cluster where you want to add the hosts.
    The Add Hosts page is displayed. Add Hosts page
  4. Select the number of hosts to add, and click Add Hosts.
    If you are adding hosts to a stretched cluster, you must add them in multiples of two hosts at a time.


The specified number of hosts is added to the selected cluster.