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Getting Started with oVirt 3.3 by Alexey Lesovsky

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Cluster policies

oVirt allows you to configure the clusters in load balancing mode or power saving mode. When setting up oVirt, it is recommended to determine the clusters for one of the policies. For a cluster, you can assign only one policy. By default, there are two policies available:

  • Even Distribution: In this mode, the load is distributed to all nodes in the cluster. To apply the policy, all virtualization hosts are measured by the load on the CPU.
  • Power Saving: In this mode, the load is distributed on a minimum number of nodes in order to save energy.

For setting up the cluster policy to the cluster, perform the following steps:

  1. Select the Clusters tab in the resource pane. In the list of clusters, select the desired cluster and click on

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