VM operations To make a change to an existing VM, select an action from a context menu or use the Related Links in the VM record. Context menu: The list view displays all the virtual servers you or your teams requested through the service catalog. Machines in all states appear on the list, including those that are terminated or have been deleted. The state of the virtual machines is shown in the list, as are the Lease start and Lease end times for each virtual machine. List editing is not enabled for lease times. To initiate a change from the list of virtual machines, right-click an instance and select VM Management from the context menu. Only the actions that are appropriate for the State of the virtual machine are available. Figure 1. VM Portal View context menu Related Links: Open the virtual machine instance record and select an action from the Related Links. The controls that appear depend on the State of the virtual machine. Figure 2. Team Services form Stop or Start a VMCloud users can power-off and power-on their assigned VMs. Cloud admins and operators can perform the actions on any VM.Terminate a virtual serverYou can request the termination of a running VMware instance provisioned for you at any time during the lease by using the My Virtual Assets portal in the service catalog.Subscribe to notifications for a VMYou can subscribe to a VM to receive all notifications for the resource.Update the end of the lease for a VMWhen a VM reaches the end of its lease or its grace period, the system terminates the resource and notifies the user. As a cloud user, you can request an extension or shortening of a lease for any of your virtual resources.State changes for VMsThe services portal for VMs enables an administrator to change machine states if the changes are permitted by the VM providers.Take a snapshot (on-demand)An Azure snapshot is a read-only copy of a specified virtual hard disk (VHD). In addition to taking a snapshot on demand, you can schedule snapshots.Modify an existing cloud resourceYou can update an existing resource to have a different size. The update changes the allocated disk space, memory, and CPU.Terminate a cloud resourceA cloud admin can configure the system to generate a change request whenever a user requests the early termination of a resource. When an instance reaches the end of its lease (or its grace period), the system auto-terminates the resource and notifies the user.View a cloud resource in the BSM mapThe Discovery workflow discovers all virtual resources. You can view virtual resources in the CMDB Business Service Management Map (BSM map) as a network of related resources.