Create a Virtual Machine Storage Profile

Procedure

1. In the VM Storage Profiles view of the vSphere Client, click Create VM Storage Profile.

The Create New VM Storage Profile wizard appears.

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2. On the Profile Properties page, type a name and a description for the virtual machine storage profile, and
click Next.

3. On the Select Storage Capabilities page, define storage requirements for the virtual machine storage profile
by selecting one or more storage capabilities from the list, and click Next.

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A datastore that has any of the selected capabilities will be compliant with the virtual machine storage profile.

4. On the Ready to Complete page, verify the virtual machine storage profile settings, and click Finish.

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The new virtual machine storage profile appears one level under the VM Storage Profiles folder in the inventory.

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