Users can change
compute offering of the Virtual Machine. A compute offering is a set of virtual
hardware features such as CPU core count, speed, and memory. To upgrade or
downgrade the level of compute resources available to a virtual machine, you
can change the VM's compute offering using the 'Change Service' wizard.
Note: Change service
action on a running VM is supported from CCP 4.2 onwards. You can use this
feature when the
enable.dynamic.scale.vm setting is enabled on CCP.
Hyper-V does not support
the change service feature for running VM.
You can scale up the
compute offering for both running VM and stopped VM, but you can scale down the
compute offering only for stopped VM.
following steps to change service for a VM.
To change service
for a VM Instance
Log in to CloudPortal
Business Manager as a user.
Either click the cloud
service instance tab or click the
Resources link of the desired service instance.
Instances tab, specify the VM for which you want to
change service. Alternatively, you can select the required VM from the left
Place the cursor over the
manage icon (that looks like a gear wheel), and click
Service. In the
Service wizard that appears:
Select the required value
Compute offering drop-down list.
values in the drop-down list are as follows:
If the compute offering of
the specific VM is of 'local' type then the list displays all the compute
offerings of 'local' type.
For a running VM, the list
displays the compute offerings with greater configuration than the current
For a stopped VM, the list
displays all the compatible compute offerings.
agree to the Terms and Conditions check box.
Details tab in
the details pane displays the new configuration for the specific VM.