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VMware: Cannot create Resource Pool, the option is greyed out

by on Jun.14, 2013, under Vblock, Virtualization, VMware

OK this is a now brainer but still get asked sometimes.

In the vCenter you right click on Cluster and New Resource Pool option is grey out.
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To create resource pool you need to have Distributed Resources Scheduler (DRS) enabled on the Cluster.

  1. Right Click on the Cluster and select Edit Settings…
  2. Tick Turn On vSphere DRS click OK.
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  3. Now you can create Resource Pools for this Cluster
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