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PowerCLI Cookbook by Philip Sellers

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Setting Storage DRS automation levels for individual virtual machines

In the previous recipe, you created a datastore cluster, moved datastores into the cluster, and set the cluster-wide settings. In the recipe, you set the automation level to fully automated. This means that Storage DRS will direct placement and migrations of virtual machines based on space utilization and/or IO thresholds. However, there might be valid times when a virtual machine should not be moved. Perhaps it's a large virtual machine, or a business-critical virtual machine, where you don't want Storage DRS to automatically move the data disks. In these cases, you can override the cluster-wide settings and you can set a per-VM Storage DRS automation setting. However, PowerCLI ...

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