Tenant administrators and business group managers can assign storage reservation policies to blueprints to control and use storage space more efficiently.


  • Log in to the vRealize Automation console as a fabric administrator or business group manager.

  • A fabric administrator must create a storage reservation policy.

  • A Create, Clone, or FlexClone blueprint for a vSphere, KVM (RHEV), or SCVMM environment.


  1. Select Infrastructure > Blueprints > Blueprints.
  2. Point to the blueprint to which you want to add a storage reservation policy and click Edit.
  3. Click the Build Information tab.
  4. Add Storage volumes.
    1. Click New Volume.
    2. Required: Enter the capacity in the Capacity (GB) text box.
    3. (Optional) Enter a drive letter and mount path in the Drive Letter/Mount Path text box.
    4. (Optional) Enter a name in the Label text box.
    5. (Optional) Select a Storage Reservation Policy from the drop-down menu.

      This option requires additional configuration by a fabric administrator to create storage reservation policies.

    6. Click the Save icon (Save).
  5. (Optional) Select Allow user to see and change storage reservation policies.

    If selected, users who are provisioning machines can see and change the storage reservation policies that you apply to blueprints.

  6. Click the Save icon (Save).
  7. Click OK.