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Increase RAM in VIRTUAL MACHINE

Posted on 2014-10-08
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I have created a window server but want to increase the RAM  from 4gb to 8 gb. I am using web login of vcenter. I have power off the VM but cannot find any where in add device to increase memory.
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Right click on server and select edit settings.  I do not believe you need to power off, I never have
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If not did NOT enable Memory Hot plug, then you will have to power down VM to add memory. In web client, go to VM, right click and select EDIT SETTINGS.
Under Virtual Hardware, expand Memory and you will see a check box for Memory Hot Plug. Enable this and make the necessary RAM changes there so in the future you will be able to adjust RAM on the fly without a reboot.
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