To customize vSphere HA behavior, set advanced vSphere HA options.


Verify that you have cluster administrator privileges.


  1. In the vSphere Web Client, browse to the vSphere HA cluster.
  2. Click the Manage tab and click Settings.
  3. Under Settings, select vSphere HA and click Edit.
  4. ExpandAdvanced Options.
  5. Click Add and type the name of the advanced option in the text box.

    You can set the value of the option in the text box in the Value column.

  6. Repeat step 5 for each new option that you want to add and click OK.


The cluster uses the options that you added or modified.