Configuring default settings for reservations
The Settings page is available when you click Reservations > Settings. You can configure the default behavior of the Reservations system in the Setting page. For example, you can update the default resource comparison method, define the tenants and quota settings and so on.
The following table lists the properties you can configure for Reservations.
|Reservations Settings tab: Use this tab to set the default values for forecasting periods, baseline projected growth, resource comparison methods, and the reservation realization mode.|
|Forecasting period definition|
Set the forecasting period from the current date for which the availability of spare VMs will be calculated. The definition and label for both periods are displayed on the Viewing the details of reservation targets screen.
You can define the forecasting period for the following:
|Default values for baseline projected growth|
Set the default values for the projected monthly growth for CPU, Memory, and Storage over the next 12 months. The default values are displayed on the Using policies to specify thresholds in Capacity Pools screen.
You can set the following default values:
If you want to disable any value, you can set zero percentage as the default value.
|Resource comparison method|
Set the default usage estimation mode for the Reservation Targets. Choose from the following options:
Use the toggle button to switch between the estimation modes on the Viewing the details of reservation targets screen.
This setting also affects how the usage is estimated and displayed for all Templates and Reservation requirements.
The alert status for Reservation Targets and Capacity Pools is based on the estimation mode.
|Reservation realization mode|
Select the realization mode to be used for the Reservation, Onboardings, and Offboardings:
|Tenants and quota tab: Use this section to configure the tenants and quota settings.|
Associate reservations with tenants
Choose Yes or No to enable or disable the capability to associate and view Reservations with tenants.
If you choose Yes, the feature for associating Reservations with Tenants while Adding a Reservation and the Allocating and managing resource quotas for tenants tab is available.
|Root domain for tenant hierarchy|
Available when you choose Yes as Associate reservations with tenants option.