In the dynamic resource tiering scenario, you can select a storage policy in the blueprint each time you provision a virtual machine.


  1. Log in to the vRealize Automation Rainpole portal.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://vra01svr01.rainpole.local/vcac/org/rainpole.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.



      User name






  2. Click the Catalog tab and click the Request button for Windows Server 2012 R2 - SFO Prod.
  3. Click the vSphere_Machine_1 icon in the left pane.

  4. Select the Storage tab.
  5. Select the disk 0, and click Edit.
  6. Select Silver-storage-policy from the Storage Reservation Policy drop-down menu and click OK.
  7. Click Save on the vSphere Machine: vSphere_Machine_1 tab.
  8. Click the Request button for the Windows Server 2012 R2 - SFO Prod catalog item again and click Submit.
  9. Click OK and monitor the status of the request.
  10. After the deployment is successful, verify that the virtual machine is in the DS-NFS-Primary-MED datastore.