Reserve compute servers for manual VCF deployment

Before starting manual deployment of VCF, you must reserve the compute servers so that they are not used for PowerOne workload Cluster Resource Groups (CRGs). VCF requires a minimum of four vSAN capable servers for the management domain.


  1. Log in to PowerOne Navigator.
  2. Click Inventory.
  3. Under Components, select Servers. A list of servers is displayed.
  4. Click the service tag of the servers that you want to reserve. The Server Inventory Details page is displayed.
  5. Click Reserve. The Reserve Server dialog box is displayed.
  6. Select Reserve for DTC and click Reserve.
  7. To reserve additional servers, repeat steps 3 to 6. The reserved sleds are not available during CRG creation.