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VMware vSphere 5.5 Cookbook by Abhilash G B

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Enabling power management on a per-host level

Power management can be modified on a per-host level. The settings at the host level will override the cluster-level DPM settings.

Power management is set at the host level by modifying the DPM's automation level on each host.

Getting ready

This is done to override the DPM's cluster level settings, so make sure that you have access to the vCenter managing the intended host cluster with DPM enabled.

How to do it…

The following procedure will help you set the DPM automation level on a host:

  1. From the vCenter's inventory home, navigate to the Hosts and Clusters view.
  2. Select the cluster and navigate to Manage | Settings | Host Options.
  3. Select a host and click on Edit to bring up the Edit Host Options window.
  4. In ...

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