Instances

 
 
 

An instance is another term used for a virtual machine. Virtual machines are software implementations of physical computers, and can execute computer programs. You can power on, power off, or suspend a virtual machine just like you would a physical computer.

VM Details tab

Display Name: A unique name given to your VM by your service provider.

Group: The group to which the VM belongs. This is set when the VM is created.

Zone: A unique zone in which your VM is placed.

Template: The template from which your VM was created.

Compute Details: Details about the compute resources. CPU, RAM, and so on.

Account: The account this VM was created in.

Domain: The domain in which this VM resides.

Created: The date on which this VM was created.

HA enabled: HA stand for High Availability. If this is enabled for the selected VM, the downtime for the VM is minimal.

Attached ISO: If the value is Yes, it means that the VM container has an attached ISO.

Filter Instances

The Filter menu shows a list by which you can order your VMs:

  • All Instances: Select this menu option to view all your VMs regardless of their state.
  • My Instances: VMs that you created.
  • Running Instances: The VMs that are currently running (powered on).
  • Stopped Instances: The VMs that are currently stopped (powered off, but available to be powered on again).
  • Destroyed Instances: The VMs that are destroyed (no longer available).

Tasks performed

Move your cursor over the gear wheel icon. You see a list of actions that you can perform for the selected VM.

Edit VM: Click this option and change the Display Name. You can also change the Group to which this VM belongs.

Reboot VM: Click this option to reboot the selected VM.

Start VM: Click this option to start (power on) the selected VM. Only VMs in stopped state can be started.

Stop VM: Click this option to stop the selected VM. Only VMs that are running can be stopped.

Restore VM: Click this option to restore the VM to its original template.

Destroy VM: Click this option if you want to remove the VM completely. You cannot destroy a VM that is running.
Note: The system provides an option to terminate the associated subscription. If you choose to terminate the subscription as well then the subscription will be in the expired state else it will be Active(Unused).
Note: Recover VM: You have an option to recover the destroyed VM. On recovery of the VM, if you have terminated the associated subscription, a utility subscription gets created for this resource only in the next billing period. This is because the entitlement is available for the resource in the current billing period.

Reset Password: Click this option to reset the password for this VM. The VM must be password enabled for you to be able to reset the password.

Attach/Detach ISO: An ISO image is an exact copy of an existing file system. You can attach an ISO to your VM with this option. Attached ISOs can be detached. The ISO that you select must be compatible with the VM hypervisor for the ISO to be attached successfully. Click the option to attach or detach an ISO.

Scale up VM: Click this option to modify the level of compute resources available to a VM. You can change the service offering without stopping the VM. Scale down CPU and/or RAM are currently not supported.
Note: This option is not available from CPBM 2.2.1 onwards. You must use the 'Change Service' option.

Change service: This option is seen only for stopped VMs. Change service is always performed on stopped VM. Both scale up and scale down CPU and/or RAM can be performed.

Note:
  • This option is available for running VMs from CPBM 2.2.1 onwards.
  • When the Scale up VM and Change service operations are performed, if you select the service offering compatible with same bundle, then the subscription remains same. But if service offering is not compatible with same bundle, then this subscription moves to active (unused) state and a new utility subscription is created.
  • The 'Change Service' wizard lists the compute offerings that are compatible and incompatible to the current bundle separately.

Reset SSH Key: Click this option to reset the SSH Key for the selected VM.

Add Network to VM: This task is supported from CPBM 2.2.1 onwards. Click this option to add any additional networks to the VM. This option is shown for running and stopped VMs.
Note: This option is not available for running Hyper-V VMs.
Take VM Snapshot: This task is supported from CPBM 2.2.1 onwards. Click this option to take snapshot of the entire VM, including its volumes, memory, and CPU state.
Note: This option is not available for Hyper-V VMs.

Volumes tab

Click the Volumes tab to view details of the volumes attached with the instance that is selected. In addition to viewing the details, you can also take snapshots by clicking the Take Snapshot option in the gear wheel menu. Click the View Snapshots option to view all the snapshots. This action will take you the Snapshots page.

NICs tab

Click the NICs tab to view details of the Network Interface Cards associated with the selected instance. The details shown are IP, Gateway, Netmask, Type (isolated or shared network), Network ID (system generated), and Network Name (that you provide).

Snapshots tab

Click the Snapshots tab to view details of the VM snapshots attached with the selected instance. In addition to viewing the details, you can revert the selected instance to the desired VM snapshot by clicking the Revert Snapshot option in the gear wheel menu. You can delete the selected VM snapshot by clicking the Delete Snapshot option in the gear wheel menu. Click the View Details option to view all the details of the selected snapshots. This action will take you the Snapshots page.

Subscriptions tab

Click the Subscriptions tab to view the details of the subscription associated with the VM. The ID is the UUID of the subscription. The 'View Details' link displays the included entitlements. The name of the subscription links to the subscription in the Subscriptions page.

 
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