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How to Add CPU or Memory to a VRA

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Summary

An administrator may want increase the CPU and Memory of a VRA during or after the initial deployment or after an upgrade.  They may also wish to increase it after a recommendation from Zerto.

Steps

In order to add CPU or Memory to a VRA you must use the following steps:

vSphere Web Client/vSphere Client:


    1. In vSphere select Hosts and Clusters and drill down to the VRA you want to increase the resources on
    2. Power off the VRA (Click Yes on the Zerto Pop-up)
    3. Right-click on the VRA and select Edit Settings. (Click Yes on the Zerto Pop-up)


    4. In the CPU drop down change the CPU to the desired number (max usable by the VRA is 2)


    5. In the Memory field change it to the desired amount (max usable by the VRA is 16)
    6. Click OK
    7. Power on the VRA (Click Yes on the Zerto Pop-up)

Hyper-V:


    1. In SCVMM select VMs and Services in the left navigation and then select the appropriate host
    2. Select the VRA and power it off (click Yes to the popup)
    3. Right click on the VRA and select Properties


    4. Select Hardware Configuration


    5. In the Number of processors set it to the desired number (max usable by the VRA is 2)
    6. Select Memory
    7. In Virtual machine memory change it to the desired amount (max usable by the VRA is 16)
    8. Click OK
    8. Power on the VRA VM.

On Zerto 8.5 or higher it could be done via the UI:

    1. In the Zerto UI select Setup on the left


    2. Check the VRA and select Actions -> Edit in the upper right or click on the ellipsis on the right and select Edit


    3. Set the VRA RAM to the desired amount (max usable by the VRA is 16)
    4. Set the VRA VPU to the desired amount (max usable by the VRA is 2)
    5. Click Save