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Power Off an SBC SWe Lite Instance

Powering off the SBC SWe Lite is useful for migration purposes, cost savings, etc. Follow the instructions below for powering down all instance types.

Powering Off an SBC SWe Lite Instance on a VMWare ESXi Hypervisor

  1. Select the intended VM instance in the left-hand navigation pane, and then click Power Off the virtual machine in the Getting Started tab.

    Figure : Power Off VMWare ESXi Hypervisor

Powering Off an SBC SWe Lite Instance on a Microsoft Hyper-V Hypervisor

  1. Right click on the Virtual Machine name and select Turn Off from the menu.

     Do not select Shut Down from the menu, it is not supported.

    Figure : Power Off SWe Lite Instance on Microsoft Hyper-V Hypervisor

Powering Off an SBC SWe Lite Instance on a KVM Hypervisor

  1. Right click on Virtual Machine name and select Shut Down and then Force Off.

    Figure : Power Off of SWe Lite Instance on KVM Hypervisor

Powering Off an SBC SWe Lite Instance on Azure

Powering Off an SBC SWe Lite Instance via Azure Portal

  1. Connect to the Azure portal. Refer to portal.azure.com.
  2. From the menu on the left side, select Virtual machines.
  3. From the list of VMs, click the check box next to the desired VM.
  4. From the main menu select Stop (alternatively, right-click on the desired VM and select Stop).

    Figure : Power Off a VM via Azure

     

Powering Off an SBC SWe Lite Instance via PowerShell

  1. Access PowerShell. Refer to PowerShell documentation.
  2. Run the following command (per Azure RM):

    ### Azure RM ###
    Stop-AzureRmVM -ResourceGroupName "ResourceGroup11" -Name "VirtualMachine07"
    
    

Delete an SBC SWe Lite Instance

Deleting an SBC SWe Lite Instance on a VMWare ESXi Hypervisor

  1. Power off the SWe Lite instance.

  2. Right-click on the Virtual Machine and then select Delete from Disk (Note: Do not use the Remove From Inventory choice).

Figure : Delete SWe Lite Instance on VMware ESXi Hypervisor

 

Deleting an SBC SWe LiteInstance on a Microsoft Hyper-V Hypervisor

  1. Power off the Hyper-V server.
  2. Select the intended VM instance name, right-click and then click Delete.

    Figure : Deleting a SWe Lite Instance on a Microsoft Hyper-V Hypervisor

Deleting an SBC SWe Lite Instance on KVM Hypervisor

  1. Select the intended KVM instance.
  2. Right-click and choose Shut Down, and then Force Off.  
  3. After the instance shows Shutoff, right-click on the instance and then choose Delete.

    Figure : Deleting a SWe Lite Instance on a KVM Hypervisor

     

Deleting an SBC SWe Lite Instance on Azure

Deleting an SBC SWe Lite Instance via Azure Portal

When you delete a SBC SWe Lite instance, deleting the Resource group associated with the VM is optional. Ribbon recommends re-using the Resource group for another VM, but first deleting the associated NIC and drives.

  1. Connect to the Azure portal. Refer to portal.azure.com.
  2. From the menu on the left side, select Virtual machines.
  3. From the list of VMs, click the check box next to the desired VM.
  4. From the main menu select Delete (alternatively, right-click on the desired VM and select Delete).

    Figure : Deleting an SBC SWe Lite Instance in Azure

Deleting anSBC SWe Lite Instance via PowerShell

  1. Access PowerShell. Refer to PowerShell documentation.
  2. Run the following command (per Azure RM):

    ### Azure RM ###
    Remove-AzureRmVM -ResourceGroupName "ResourceGroup11" -Name "VirtualMachine07"