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VMware vSphere 5.5 Cookbook by Abhilash G B

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Configuring a VM to override host monitoring and VM monitoring settings

It is possible to configure a virtual machine to override the host monitoring and VM monitoring settings. The settings are overridden by creating VM overrides.

The settings that can be overridden are as follows:

  • VM restart priority
  • Host isolation response
  • VM monitoring and monitoring sensitivity

How to do it...

The following procedure explains how to configure VM(s) to override HA cluster settings:

  1. From the vCenter's Home inventory, navigate to the Hosts and Clusters view.
  2. Select the cluster and navigate to Manage | Settings | VM Overrides.
  3. On the VM Overrides page, click on the Add button to bring up the Add VM Overrides window as demonstrated in the following screenshot:
  4. In the ...

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