Set the Elastic DRS policy on a cluster to optimize for either cost or performance in scale-in and scale-out.

Elastic DRS is turned off by default.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the VMC Console at https://vmc.vmware.com.
  2. Click on the SDDC and then click Summary.
  3. On the card for the SDDC or cluster, click Edit EDRS Settings.
  4. Select the Elastic DRS policy you want to use.

    Option

    Description

    Disable Elastic DRS

    Disables Elastic DRS. No scale out or scale in operations will be performed.

    Optimize for Best Performance

    Select the Minimum cluster size and Maximum cluster size.

    Elastic DRS adds hosts more quickly and removes hosts more slowly in order to provide best performance.

    Optimize for Lowest Cost

    Select the Minimum cluster size and Maximum cluster size.

    Elastic DRS adds hosts more slowly and removes hosts more quickly in order to provide the lowest cost.

  5. Click Save.