In the advanced settings, 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.

About this task

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

Prerequisites

A reservation pool virtual datacenter.

Procedure

  1. From the Navigator, select Compute > Virtual Machines.
  2. Select the virtual machine for which you want to edit properties, and click the Details menu to open the Advanced menu.
  3. For the CPU settings, set the resource allocations shares, reservation, and limit.
  4. For the Memory settings, set the resource allocations shares, reservation, and limit.
  5. For the Metadata settings, enter the metadata.