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These instructions assume the SWe Lite is upgraded to Release 7.0; the system must be running 7.0 to support 2 or 4 vCPUs (depending on your license). See Working with Licenses.

For details on hardware and software requirements, refer to:

The instructions below outline how to increase the number of vCPUs and increase memory on your VM instance, according to deployment type. In Release 7.0, the SWe Lite supports the following:

Table : Memory Requirements

Number of vCPUsRequired Memory

1

1 GiB (1024 MiB)

21.5 GiB (1536 MiB)
42.5 GiB (2560 MiB)

Adding vCPUs and Increasing RAM

SWe Lite on KVM Hypervisor

The VM instance must be powered down before updating memory and vCPU.

  1. Login into a terminal access software (such as Putty), and log into the KVM server.
  2. Start the Virtual Machine Manager.
  3. From the list, click on the applicable VM instance.
  4. Power down the VM.
  5. Select Edit > Virtual Machine Details
  6. Select View > Details or click the icon
  7. From the menu, click CPUs.The SWe Lite supports 1, 2, or 4 vCPUs.

    Figure : Add vCPUs

  8. Click Apply.
  9. From the menu, click Memory. Each SWe Lite instance with 1 vCPU requires 1 GiB (1024 MiB) RAM; this amount is increased according to the number of vCPUs. Refer to SBC SWe Lite Hardware and Software Requirements.

    Figure : Update Memory

  10. Click Apply.
  11. Start the VM instance. The SWe Lite is configured with the updated values.

To verify the updated values, see Verify Update on SWe Lite.

SWe Lite on VMware ESXi

Add a vCPU and increase RAM on the VM instance as following:

The VM instance must be powered down before updating memory and vCPU

  1. Access vSphere Client.
  2. Click on the applicable VM instance
  3. Power down the VM.
  4. From the Getting Started tab, click Edit virtual machine settings.
  5. From the Hardware tab, click Memory.

     

    Figure : Add Memory

  6. Update the desired memory size. Each SWe Lite instance with 1 vCPU requires 1 GiB (1024 MiB) RAM; this amount is increased according to the number of vCPUs. Refer to SBC SWe Lite Hardware and Software Requirements.
  7. From the Hardware tab, click CPUs.

    Figure : Add vCPUs

  8. Update the desired number of vCPUs. The SWe Lite supports 1, 2, or 4 vCPUs.
  9. Click OK.
  10. Start the VM instance. The SWe Lite is configured with the updated values.

To verify the updated values, see Verify Update on SWe Lite.

Verify Update on SWe Lite

  1. Connect to the applicable SWe.
  2. In the WebUI, access System > Overview.
  3. Verify the number of Virtual CPUs and Total System Memory.

Figure : Verify CPU and Memory Updates