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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.

Creating a New Quota Policy

  1. Click AdministrationQuota.
  2. Click Add.
  3. Fill in the Name and Description fields.
  4. Select a Data Center.
  5. In the Memory & CPU section, use the green slider to set Cluster Threshold.
  6. In the Memory & CPU section, use the blue slider to set Cluster Grace.
  7. Click 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.

    1. 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.
    2. 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.
    3. Click OK in the Edit Quota window.
  9. In the Storage section, use the green slider to set Storage Threshold.
  10. In the Storage section, use the blue slider to set Storage Grace.
  11. Click 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.
  12. Click Edit to open the Edit Quota window.

    1. 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.
    2. Click OK in the Edit Quota window.
  13. Click OK in the New Quota window.