When Resource Changes Require Reboots

Some requests for resource changes may involve an automatic reboot during change request fulfillment. The following table lists whether a reboot will be performed for resource changes.

Hot/Cold Resource Changes for Each Virtualization Platform

Not Supported indicates that this type of resource change is supported by the cloud platform, but not supported by Commander.

 

Power down required?

vCenter

SCVMM

AWS

Azure

GCP

Modify CPU / memory resources OR change instance type

The CPU Hot Plug and Memory Hot Plug properties must be set for the VM in vCenter to enable this feature.

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Add network adapters

No

Yes

Not Supported

Not Supported

Not Supported

Delete network adapters

Yes

Yes

Not Supported

Not Supported

Not Supported

Modify network adapters

No

No

Not Supported

Change subnet: Yes

Other changes: Not Supported

Not Supported

Add storage

No

No

No

No

Not Supported

Delete storage

No

No

No (base disk can't be deleted)

No (base disk can't be deleted)

Not Supported

Modify existing storage

No

Yes

Not Supported

Yes

Not Supported