Step 4. Define Project Scenarios

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    At the Scenario step of the wizard, change parameters of the deployment project scenario. A deployment project scenario describes configuration of the hosts or VMs that must be added or evicted from the target container. One scenario can combine conditions for adding and evicting both hosts and VMs.

    To change parameters of the deployment project scenario:

    • Click Edit to modify the selected scenario entry.
    • Click Delete to delete the selected scenario entry.

    After you configure deployment scenario parameters, click Finish to save the deployment project.

    Modify Scenario Parameters

    Adding New VM

    To simulate a situation of adding new VMs to a host or cluster:

    1. At the Scenario step of the wizard, click Add and select New VM.
    2. In the Add New VM window, specify VM properties:
    1. Click Add.

    Add New VM

    Adding New Host

    To simulate a situation of adding new hosts to a cluster:

    1. At the Scenario step of the wizard, click Add and select New Host.
    2. In the Add New Host window, specify host properties:
    1. Click Add.

    Add New Host

    Adding Existing VM

    To simulate a situation of adding copies of an existing VM to a host or cluster:

    1. At the Scenario step of the wizard, click Add and select Existing VM.
    2. In the Add Existing VM window, select a VM from the list and specify the number of VMs to be added.

    The VM selection scope includes all VMs in the selected container.

    1. Click Add.

    Add Existing VM

    Adding Existing Host

    To simulate a situation of adding copies of existing host to a cluster:

    1. At the Scenario step of the wizard, click Add and select Existing Host.
    2. In the Add Existing Host window, select a host from the list and specify the number of hosts to be added.

    The host selection scope includes all hosts in the selected container.

    1. Click Add.

    Add Existing Host

    Evicting Existing VM

    To simulate a situation of evicting a VM from a host or cluster:

    1. At the Scenario step of the wizard, click Evict and select Existing VM.
    2. In the Evict Existing VM window, select a VM from the list.

    The VM selection scope includes all VMs in the selected container.

    1. Click Evict.

    Evict VM

    Evicting Existing Host

    To simulate a situation of evicting a host from a cluster:

    1. At the Scenario step of the wizard, click Evict and select Existing Host.
    2. In the Evict Existing Host window, select a host from the list.

    The host selection scope includes all hosts in the selected container.

    1. Click Evict.

    Evict Host