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Can DRS be set to not allow two VMs to run on same host?

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Hi. I think this is probably an relatively easy question:

Can DRS be set to not allow two specific VMs to run on same ESX host?

I would like to create an SQL 2005 two-node cluster on our ESX 3.5 cluster but obviously I would not want both VMs in the SQL cluster running on the same ESX host in the ESX cluster!

Thanks.
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yes

Under DRS there is an option separate virtual machines" which is what you want to use.
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Quick how to, the example is to keep VMs together but you can use the same method to separate them using the rules tab

http://www.vmwareinfo.com/2008/04/enabling-drs.html
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Great, thank you!
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