Auto-scale Settings for Servers
The Nerdio Manager auto-scale feature allows servers to grow as necessary to meet current demand, and then shrink when additional capacity is no longer needed.
To configure auto-scale for servers:
At the Account level, navigate to Servers.
Locate the server you wish to work with.
From the action menu, select Auto-scale.
Enter the following information:
- Server auto-scale: Toggle this option on to enable auto-scaling the server.
In the During Work Time section:
Work days: From the drop-down list, select the work days.
Work hours: From the drop-down lists, select the work hours.
VM size: From the drop-down list, select the VM size to be used during work time.
OS disk type: From the drop-down list, select the OS disk type to be used during work time.
In the Outside Work Time section:
Auto-scale VM size: Select Power off to power off the server outside of work time. Alternatively, from the drop-down list, select a VM size for the server outside of work time.
Convert all disks to standard HDD: Select this option to convert all disks to standard HDD outside of work time.
In the Scripted Actions section:
For each option, enter the following information:
Toggle on the desired Run scripted actions when... options.
Windows scripts: From the drop-down list, select the script to execute.
Azure runbooks: From the drop-down list, select the scripted actions to execute.
Pass AD credentials: Select this option to pass AD credentials to the script as variables.
AD Credentials: From the drop-down list, select the AD credentials to pass.
Once you have entered all the desired information, select OK.