You can review and modify the name, description, and other general properties of a virtual machine.

The virtual machine must be powered off to modify some general properties.

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Click My Cloud.

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In the left pane, click VMs.

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Select a virtual machine, right-click, and select Properties.

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On the General tab, modify the properties and click OK.

Option

Description

Full name

The display name of the virtual machine in vCloud Director.

Computer name

The computer/host name set in the guest operating system that identifies the virtual machine on a network. This field is restricted to 15 characters because of a Windows OS limitation on computer names.

Description

An optional description of the virtual machines.

Operating System Family

Drop-down list containing supported operating system families.

Operating System

Drop-down list containing supported operating systems.

Virtual hardware version

The virtual hardware version of the virtual machine. Select the Upgrade to and select a hardware version to upgrade the virtual machine hardware.

Virtual CPU hot add

Select the check box to enable virtual CPU hot add. This allows you to add virtual CPUs to a powered on virtual machine. This feature is only supported on certain guest operating systems and virtual machine hardware versions.

Memory hot add

Select the check box to enable memory hot add. This allows you to add memory to a powered on virtual machine. This feature is only supported on certain guest operating systems and virtual machine hardware versions.

Synchronize time

Select the check box to enable time synchronization between the virtual machine guest operating system and the virtual datacenter in which it is running.