UCSD - Create VM Memory Reservation in vCenter

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    Task NameCreate VM Memory Reservation in vCenter



    Minimum UCSD version: 5.4

    CategoryCustom task
    User Inputs


    ·         vDC Id

    ·         VM Name (which VM we are going to reserve memory).

    ·         Memory In MB(Reserved Memory)

    User OutputVMwareDVPortgroupIdentity

    Instructions for Regular Workflow Use:

    Instructions for Regular Workflow Use:

    1. Download the attached .ZIP file below to your computer. *Remember the location of the saved file on your computer.
    2. Unzip the file on your computer. Should end up with a .WFD file.
    3. Log in to UCS Director as a user that has "system-admin" privileges.
    4. Navigate to "Policies-->Orchestration" and click on "Import".
    5. Click "Browse" and navigate to the location on your computer where the .WFD file resides. Choose the .WFD file and click "Open".
    6. Click "Upload" and then "OK" once the file upload is completed. Then click "Next".
    7. Click the "Select" button next to "Import Workflows". Click the "Check All" button to check all checkboxes and then the "Select" button.
    8. Click "Submit".
    9. A new folder should appear in "Policies-->Orchestration" that contains the imported workflow. You will now need to update the included tasks with information about the specific environment.


    A thank you goes out to: Apparao Nadipineni


    This task will change the memory reservation for a VM:


    Workflow inputs:




    Workflow result in vCenter: