Feature #8295

Vcenter - Memory/CPU Hotplug

Added by Florent Delvaille over 5 years ago. Updated over 1 year ago.

Compute resources - VMware
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With Redhat 6.x and VCenter 5.x, we have a cool feature about our VMs, which is about being able to change Memory and CPU size while the machine is up and running.
This feature is of course awesome as it reduce once again the downtime of our servers.

Unfortunately, Foreman does not manage this feature yet, so the option is disabled by default.
Action to fix it is to stop the server, adapt the parameter (Options > Memory/CPU Hotplug > Enable CPU Hotplug + Enable Memory Hotplug), then reboot and jump for joy :)

Anyway, would it be possible to add this feature (should even be set to DEFAULT imho) asap on Foreman ?

Thanks a lot in advance;

Related issues

Related to Foreman - Feature #1946: Addition VMWare options required for VM creationResolved2012-11-15

Associated revisions

Revision 0994d141 (diff)
Added by Timo Goebel about 4 years ago

fixes #8295 - add vsphere memory and cpu hot add


#1 Updated by Dominic Cleal over 5 years ago

  • Category set to Compute resources - VMware
  • Priority changed from High to Normal

#2 Updated by Michael Moll over 5 years ago

  • Related to Feature #1946: Addition VMWare options required for VM creation added

#3 Updated by Francois Herbert almost 5 years ago

My fog patch to support this has just been merged ( so I'll work on adding this feature into foreman.

#4 Updated by Bryan Kearney over 4 years ago

  • Bugzilla link set to 1253508

#5 Updated by Mathieu Parent over 4 years ago

Any new on VMware mem/CPU hotAdd?

#6 Updated by The Foreman Bot over 4 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Ready For Testing
  • Assignee set to Timo Goebel
  • Pull request added

#7 Updated by Dominic Cleal about 4 years ago

  • Legacy Backlogs Release (now unused) set to 71

#8 Updated by Anonymous about 4 years ago

  • Status changed from Ready For Testing to Closed
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

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