In this video, Russ Long demonstrates how to create a custom DRS setting for individual VMs within a DRS cluster. Learn how to create custom solutions for DRS based up a virtual machines needs.
- [Narrator] What if we wish to configure a VM…to act in a more custom manner…than the clusterwide configuration?…Well, we have the ability to do so.…We can use automation levels explicitly for VMs.…In this lab, let's set LabVM1 to be fully automated…while the rest of the VMs follow the cluster configuration…of partially automating.…The first thing we need to do is ensure…the cluster is configured to allow this.…So let's click on the cluster inventory object.…
Now let's click on the Manage tab…and finally, the Settings tab below that.…We can see that we have vSphere HA and DRS available…to us as options under Services.…We will select DRS here.…Now let's expand DRS automation out…to see if virtual machine automation is available.…In this case, it isn't.…So we need to edit the cluster settings…to allow VM automation.…
Quick note, the default is enabled.…So let's click on Edit in the upper right-hand side.…We will go to expand out DRS Automation.…And you can see near the bottom,…we have Virtual Machine Automation.…We are going to click the checkbox…
- An overview of DRS
- Migrating virtual machines and thresholds
- Configuring DRS
- Creating and editing clusters
- Working with Storage DRS cluster features
- Managing DRS cluster resources
- Enabling Distributed Power Management
- Troubleshooting DRS
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. DRS Overview
2. Inner Workings of DRS
3. Configuration of DRS
4. Managing DRS Cluster Resources
5. Distributed Power Management
6. Troubleshooting DRS
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