16.5. Creating a New Quota Policy

You have enabled quota mode, either in Audit or Enforcing mode. You want to define a quota policy to manage resource usage in your data center.

Procedure 16.2. Creating a New Quota Policy

  1. In tree mode, select the data center. The Quota tab appears in the Navigation Pane.
  2. Click the Quota tab in the Navigation Pane.
  3. Click Add in the Navigation Pane. The New Quota window opens.
  4. Fill in the Name field with a meaningful name.
    Fill in the Description field with a meaningful name.
  5. In the Memory & CPU section of the New Quota window, use the green slider to set Cluster Threshold.
  6. In the Memory & CPU section of the New Quota window, use the blue slider to set Cluster Grace.
  7. Select the All Clusters or the Specific Clusters radio button. If you select Specific Clusters, select the check box of the clusters that you want to add a quota policy to.
  8. Click Edit to open the Edit Quota window.
  9. Under the Memory field, select either the Unlimited radio button (to allow limitless use of Memory resources in the cluster), or select the limit to radio button to set the amount of memory set by this quota. If you select the limit to radio button, input a memory quota in megabytes (MB) in the MB field.
  10. Under the CPU field, select either the Unlimited radio button or the limit to radio button to set the amount of CPU set by this quota. If you select the limit to radio button, input a number of vCPUs in the vCpus field.
  11. Click OK in the Edit Quota window.
  12. In the Storage section of the New Quota window, use the green slider to set Storage Threshold.
  13. In the Storage section of the New Quota window, use the blue slider to set Storage Grace.
  14. Select the All Storage Domains or the Specific Storage Domains radio button. If you select Specific Storage Domains, select the check box of the storage domains that you want to add a quota policy to.
  15. Click Edit to open the Edit Quota window.
  16. Under the Storage Quota field, select either the Unlimited radio button (to allow limitless use of Storage) or the limit to radio button to set the amount of storage to which quota will limit users. If you select the limit to radio button, input a storage quota size in gigabytes (GB) in the GB field.
  17. Click OK in the Edit Quota window. You are returned to the New Quota window.
  18. Click OK in the New Quota window.
Result

You have created a new quota policy.