[one-users] changing the ram of a running vm

Carlos Martín Sánchez cmartin at opennebula.org
Thu Sep 1 03:25:32 PDT 2011

Hi Teddy,

The preferred way to change the memory of a VM is to create a new instance
with a modified template.
For the specific scenario you describe, you need to modify the DB as you
said, but OpenNebula must be stopped before you do that.

Carlos Martín, MSc
Project Major Contributor
OpenNebula - The Open Source Toolkit for Cloud Computing
www.OpenNebula.org <http://www.opennebula.org/> | cmartin at opennebula.org

On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 7:27 PM, Teddy Limousin <mongaru007 at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hey guys,
> We are working with ON and xen and we use the mem-set feature to modify the
> memory of a running vm, after a given time (indicated on the oned.conf file)
> opennebula monitor
> gets the current value of that vm's memory. The thing is that when we
> reboot the virtual machine or stopped, ON set the memory value to the
> default on the template and not
> with the last value. Where should we modify the value so the configuration
> stays for that vm, should we modified the database table vm_pool on the
> template column? or in the
> deployment file (this is not a good idea but just to mention.)
> We would apreciate any help, regards.
> --
> Teddy Limousin
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