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How to limit the amount of virtual machines per folder in vCenter?

I need to limit the amount of virtual machines that a group of users can create within a blue folder (Inventory >  VMs and Templates).

Is this possible?
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José Méndez
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
I'm not aware you can limit the number of VMs in a folder.

You can deny permissions on a folder.
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José MéndezAuthor Commented:
Nope, not what I am looking for. I already have permissions on the folders, but I was wondering if there is a way to limit the amount of machines. Maybe constraining the database to a certain number of objects?? That would probably void my warranty....
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gheistCommented:
You can limit resources per resource group. e.g 1Mhz of CPU and 1GB of RAM, and it is up to them if they run 1 or 5 MS-DOS virtual machines.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Create more nested folders?

Not aware of limiting the number of objects per folder.

Why ?
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gheistCommented:
but one can limit resources...
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José MéndezAuthor Commented:
I have got a bunch of resources and user groups. The organization is so that there are 6 groups of engineers and we have divided the amount of resources between those 6 groups, logically. So now I would like to impose a physical limit.
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gheistCommented:
That is not so logical. You kind of work in same company and should trust eachother. Just buy couple of new ESXi servers and forget resource shortage.
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José MéndezAuthor Commented:
Just buy servers? what an awesome answer to my question.....
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gheistCommented:
Your comment just proves you dont have any resource shortage.... So really you dont need any limiting of VMs
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