You can use a storage reservation policy to group datastores that have similar characteristics, such as speed or price.

The policy is created as an empty container.

You can control the display of reservation policies when adding, editing, or deleting by using the Filter By Type option on the Reservation Policies page.


Log in to the vRealize Automation console as a fabric administrator.


  1. Select Infrastructure > Reservations > Reservation Policies.
  2. Click Add.
  3. Enter a name in the Name text box.
  4. Select Storage Reservation Policy from the Type drop-down menu.
  5. Enter a description in the Description text box.
  6. Click Update to save the policy.