Instance resizing

Select Instances from the menu on the left and after opening you'll see the list of deployed instances.

OpenStack Instances Screen

From the list, select the required instance for resizing and click on the arrow button on the right.

From the dropdown menu (see the screenshot) select Resize Instance.

Resize task

The running Instance will be powered Off and On during resize process.

OpenStack Instances Screen

In the dialog, pick a desired Flavour.

OpenStack Resize dialog

After selecting Flavour you'll see an increase in Project usage, if the Flavour is larger then currently used one (see the green bars on the screenshot).

When you are satisfied with your choice proceed with clicking on the Resize button.

OpenStack Resize dialog

Dialog will dissappear and the task status will be updated accordingly.

OpenStack Instances screen

Final confirmation is needed to inform Nova that the instance was resized.

OpenStack Instances screen

It's possible to revert the Resize action. Just select from the dropdown menu Revert Resize/Migrate option.

OpenStack Instances screen

Task status will be updated accordingly.

OpenStack Instances screen

After either clicking on Confirm Resize/Migrate or Revert Resize/Migrate. You will see clean Task status and Running instance with desired Flavour.

OpenStack Instances screen

Last modified: March 13, 2018