vCD Provider Resource Pools

A vCloud Director resource pool is an allocation model which determines how and when the provider virtual data center compute and memory resources are committed to the organization virtual data center. You can view the provider resource pools with details on available resources from the Control Panel. 

This functionality is available for users with the vCloud Organization Administrator role.

View Provider Resource Pools



You can access the Provider Resource Pools page from your Control Panel. The page provides the following information about the available resource pools:

  • Label - the name of the provider resource pool
  • Enabled - the status that indicates whether the resource pool is enabled or not
  • Hypervisor - the vCloud Director compute resource 
  • CPU (GHz) - the number of used / total CPU and the percentage of used CPU in GHz
  • Memory (GB) - the number of used / total memory and the percentage of used memory in GB

To view details on a particular provider resource pool, see the following section. 


View Provider Resource Pool Details 



To view details of a provider resource pool, go to Control Panel > Provider Resource Pools and click a label of a destination pool. You can see the following information on the provider resource pool: 

  • Properties
    • Label - the name of the provider resource pool
    • Enabled - the status that indicates whether the resource pool is enabled or not
    • Hypervisor - the vCloud Director compute resource 
    • CPU - the number of Allocated, Used, and Total CPU in GHz
    • Memory - the number of AllocatedUsed, and Total memory in GB

  • Data Store Groups
    The list of data stores available within the provider resource pool. To see more details on a specific data store, click its label.  

  • Network Groups
    The list of networks available within the provider resource pool. To see more details on a specific network, click its label.  

  • External Networks
    The list of external (public) networks available within the provider resource pool. To see more details on a specific network, click its label.