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ONTAP tools for VMware vSphere 9.13

Edit a vVols datastore

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You can edit an existing VMware Virtual Volumes (vVols) datastore to change the default storage capability profile. The default storage capability profile is primarily used for Swap vVols.


  1. From the vSphere Client page, click Hosts and Clusters.

  2. Right-click the datastore, and then select NetApp ONTAP tools > Edit Properties of vVols Datastore.

    The Edit Properties of vVols Datastore dialog box is displayed.

  3. Make the required changes.

    You can change the default storage capability profile for the vVols datastore by selecting a new profile from the drop-down list in the Edit vVols Datastore dialog box. You can also change the vVols datastore name and description.

    Note You cannot change the vCenter Server where the vVols datastore is located.
  4. When you have made your changes, click OK.

    A message box asks whether you want to update the vVols datastore.

  5. Click OK to apply your changes.

    A success message appears to inform that the vVols datastore has been updated.