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PowerCLI Cookbook by Philip Sellers

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Setting up resource pools

Resource pools are objects within vSphere where VM objects with similar performance requirements can be grouped together. Resource pools allow a priority to be set to pools of compute, memory, and disk resources, so that when the contention occurs, the hypervisor can choose which VMs get access to resources first. Resource pools exist within the cluster objects in vSphere or within host objects if a host is not a part of a cluster.

Getting ready

To begin this recipe, you will need to open a PowerCLI window and connect to a vCenter server. For the purpose of this example, we're going to configure two resource pools: Production and Development. The Production resource pool will be configured with the high setting for CPU ...

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