Tenant administrators and business group managers can assign a datastore to a volume so that only the specified datastore is used at provisioning time.


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

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


  1. Select Infrastructure > Blueprints > Blueprints.
  2. Point to the blueprint you want to edit.
  3. Click the Edit icon (Edit).
  4. Click the Build Information tab.
  5. Click New Volume.
  6. Enter the capacity in the Capacity (GB) text box.
  7. Enter a drive letter and mount path in the Drive Letter/Mount Path text box.
  8. Enter a name in the Label text box.
  9. Click the Save icon (Save).
  10. (Optional) Add additional volumes.
  11. Enter the maximum number of volumes a user can select for provisioned machines in the Max # of volumes text box.

    Leave blank to accept the default of 15, or enter 0 to disable adding volumes.

  12. Click OK.