Modify an existing cloud resource

You can update an existing resource to have a different size. The update changes the allocated disk space, memory, and CPU.

Before you begin

Role required: cloud_user, cloud_operator, or cloud_admin

Procedure

  1. Open the list of VMs.
    User RoleAction
    cloud operator or cloud_admin For your provider; Amazon AWS Cloud or Microsoft Azure Cloud: Navigate to Manage Resources > Virtual Machine Instances.
    cloud_user Navigate to Self Service > My Virtual Assets and click the My <provider> Assets tab.
  2. Click the VM name.
  3. On the <Provider> Virtual Machine Instance form, click the Modify VM related link.
  4. If the resource Used for setting is Production, then the system creates a change request that must be approved by a cloud operator or cloud admin. If approval is not required, the lease is immediately updated. If approval is required, there may be a delay while an admin approves the change. You receive email when the admin approves. After the admin approves, return to the VM Instance form and click the Proceed with Change related link.