Action Menu

This section covers the available options under the Action menu of the Metering Manager.

From the Actions menu of the application instance, you can perform a multitude of actions.

Figure 1. Metering Manager Action Menu Options

Connect to console

This option opens a connection to the Linux Kernel for the Metering Manager instance.

Instance State

To change the current state of the Metering Manager instance by selecting the following actions:

Instance Modes

The Switch to... action enables to change the instance mode for the Metering Manager. You can choose between enhanced mode and compatibility mode.

Note:

The application instance must be first shut down before changing the instance mode.

Guest Agent Tools

To detach all Guest Agent tools from the instance, select the Eject guest tools option.

The Guest Agent tools can be attached by clicking the Insert guest tools option.

Snapshot

To create a snapshot of the current instance, select the Take snapshot... option.



Create Template

To create a new application template with the current configured instance settings, select the Create template... option.

You can edit the following parameters:

Copy Object ID

To copy the object ID of the Metering Manager instance, select the Copy Object ID to clipboard option.

Add a vDisk

To add a new virtual disk (vDisk) to the application instance, select the Add vDisk option.



You can configure the following parameters:

Add a vNIV

To add a new virtual network interface controller (vNIC) to the application instance, select the Add a vNIC option.

Note:

The instance must be first shut down before adding any vNICs.



You can configure the following parameters:

Edit the Instance

From the Edit Instance menu, you can configure multiple application instance parameters. For more details, see Profile.

Delete the Instance

To delete the Metering Manager application instance, select the Delete Instance... option.