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CPU/Mem HotPlug Disabled found

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one of the plugins in the vcheck script checks for hotplug diabled found, can anayone elaborate in laymans terms the risks associated with this problem, if there are any? or the benefits or enabling the setting?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 2000 total points
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Hotplug - allows your to add hotplug devices when enabled, e.g. network interfaces, hard drives.

Some organisation do not want hotplug enabled, because they would much rather undergo Change Control for VMs, rather than just adding and removing devices at will.
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