It is possible to change parameters of VM on the fly without a reboot from the Service Console. However, generally...
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you are restricted to parameters that do not require a power-down in the first place. This example shows how to find the PID for virtual machine, then adjust its CPU shares
- Generate a list of WID and the friendly name of a virtual machinevm-support -xNote:
This command must be run from /root as root
- cd /proc/vmware/vm/wmidnumber
- cd cpu
- cat shareNote:
This should show the default value (unless it has been changed) of 1000 shares. To change this to 2000 type:
- echo 2000 >> shares
These changes DO NOT survive reboots