hot plug cpu/memory in vsphere

Posted on 2014-02-08
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Last Modified: 2014-04-23

how can i make upgrade for memory and cpu while it's working without shut it down in my vcenter for linux (rehat 5) my esx version is 5.1 ?????
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On the physical system?  
You can't. The power needs to be OFF and UNPLUGGED from the wall.
Otherwise you will fry something (maybe everything).

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it depends on the OS itself as i found. thanks Genius for help
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Then that wouldn't be the physical system, would it.
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yeah it's not physical system.
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Then as you already found out, some Virtual Machines will let you change specs on the fly.
But since I don't deal with VM's in my work, I can't help you with this one.
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Thank you much.    : )

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