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How to enable and configure vCores and Elastic RAM on my Cloud server with SWPanel

Elastic vCores and RAM are those that allow to be expanded without restarting your Cloud.

Enabling elasticity will allow you to increase or decrease the vCores and GBytes of RAM of your Cloud without having to restart it, the changes are applied instantly and are available for immediate use.

How to activate the elastic vCores and RAM

First, you will need to go to the Dashboard of the server on which you want to activate this feature:

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Remember that you can use the search engine to find the server faster.

Once in the Dashboard of your cloud, go to "Available Upgrades" -> "IaaS Resources".

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Then click on vCores and Elastic RAM and you will be presented with a screen where you must check the option to activate vCores and Elastic Memory.

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In the following window you will have to formalize the payment:

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After the payment is completed, you will see that a small amount of RAM has been reserved. This amount of RAM is used to prevent the server from restarting when you make a change to the server resources. In addition, you will find a small button on your server's Dashboard that allows you to customize the server's resources:

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Customize server resources

Once the elastic vCores and RAM have been enabled, you can modify their values as follows:

  1. Go to the Dashboard of the server in question.

  2. Click on the icon in the vCores and Elastic RAM section:

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  3. Next, a window will open in which you will be able to select the amount of RAM and vCores required for your Cloud:

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    To continue you must click on "Next".

  4. Afterwards, you will be shown a window informing you of the resources that are going to change:

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  5. In addition, you will be able to choose whether you want to apply the changes immediately or if you want to plan the resource change.

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    Finally, you must accept and formalize the changes.

In a matter of minutes you will have the customization applied.