Create a group type so that you can categorize your Datastore objects.

In this step, you create a group type so that you can apply it to the new custom object group that you create to organize your vCenter Server Datastore objects.


Verify that you understand the context of this scenario. See User Scenario: Create an Operational Policy for Production vCenter Server Datastore Objects.


  1. In the menu, click Administration, and then in the left pane click Configuration > Group Types.
  2. Click the Add Group Type icon to add a new group type, type Production_Datastores, and click OK.

    The new group type appears in the list of group types.

What to do next

Create an object group so that you can organize the Datastore objects in your environment as a single object group.