Supply

Document created by Michael Scott Expert on Oct 16, 2015Last modified by fran.schwarzmann on Aug 15, 2016
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Supply

Workload is the set of VMs in your environment, compared to the physical resources — the hosts and datastores. Supply settings have to do with adding or removing hosts and datastores within the scope of the plan.

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For projection plans, these settings include a choice of when to add or remove the specified physical resources. You can choose to make the change:

  • NowAdd or remove the specified supply as part of the first iteration of the plan.
  • Month/YearAdd or remove the specified supply once for a specific month that falls within the projection time range.

For example, the following image shows a Month/Year setting to make the change on February of 2015:imageYou can change supply in the following ways:

  • Add copies of hosts or storageChoose the Add action, navigate to the host or datastore you want to copy, and then specify the number of hosts or datastores to add.
  • Add host or storage using templateChoose the Add Using Template action, select the template you want to add copies of, and then specify the number of hosts or datastores to add. You can also choose to create a new template or edit an existing template (see Creating Templates).
  • Replace host or storage using templateFirst choose the Replace Using Template action, and navigate to the host or datastore you want to replace. Then specify the template you want to use. You can also choose to create a new template or edit an existing template (see Creating Templates).
  • Remove host or storageChose the Remove action, navigate to the host or datastore you want to remove, then click Remove.

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