Modifying resource groups

You can remove or add resources in resource groups, detach or attach policies, modify schedules, or modify any other resource group option.

About this task

If you want to modify the name of a resource group, do not use the following special characters in VM, datastore, policy, backup, or resource group names:

% & * $ # @ ! \ / : * ? " < > - | ; ' , . An underscore character (_) is allowed.


  1. In the left Navigator pane of the VMware vSphere web client, click Resource Groups.
  2. On the Resource Groups page, on the Objects tab, select a resource group in the table and then click (Edit).
  3. On the left list in the Edit Resource Group wizard, click the category that you want to modify and enter your changes.
    You can make changes in multiple categories.
  4. Click Next until you see the Summary page, and then click Finish.