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Configure Server

Configure Server

The Configure Server dialog allows you to make the following changes to a server regardless of the power state of the server.

  • Add new disks.
  • Grow the capacity of existing disks.
  • Change the network to which a network interface is attached.

The Configure Server dialog allows you to make the following changes to a server when the server is powered off.

  • Attach disks, if detached disks are available in the compute pool.
  • Detach disks other than the system disk.
  • Delete disks other than the system disk.
  • Change the number of processors.
  • Change the amount of memory.
  • Add a network interface.
  • Delete a network interface, if more than one.

To shut down a server, see Shut Down a Virtual Machine.

Navigate

  1. Select a virtual machine.
  2. On the Selected Pane menu, click Configure.

You can also select the configure option from the context menu.

  1. Right-click a virtual machine.
  2. On the context menu, click Configure.

Configure the Server

The initial appearance of the Configure Server dialog varies depending on whether the selected virtual machine is powered off or powered on.

Server Powered Off

If the server is powered off, the Configure Server dialog appears with three options.

    The Configure Server dialog appears.

  1. Select an option:
  2. Click Next.

Configure the Server Selected or Server Powered On

If you select Configure the Server from the options dialog or if the virtual machine is powered on, the Configure Server dialog appears with three tabs:

  • Processor & Memory allows you to change the number of processors and the amount of memory.
  • Network Settings allows you to change the network to which each network interface on the server is associated.
  • Disks allows you to add, grow, or delete virtual disks from a server.
  • Note: Disks does not add the space to the guest operating system; you must manually change the disk configuration in the guest operating system.

If the server is powered on, the Configure Server dialog appears with three tabs and a help note that explains why Processor & Memory configurations are unavailable.

Note: The Network Settings tab and the Disks tab remain fully available.

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