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Increasing PAM CPU and RAM in VMWare


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CA Privileged Access Manager (PAM) CA Privileged Access Manager - Cloakware Password Authority (PA)


A PAM cluster is currently deployed in VMware, but the appliances need to have their RAM and/or CPU cores increased to improve performance. What precautions need to be taken prior to making the change(s)?


Privileged Access Management deployed in VMware


It is not suggested to make RAM/CPU modifications while the VMs are running. Prior to modifying RAM/CPU, please perform the following.

1- Go to the Clustering configuration page and stop the cluster.
2- Power off each appliance.
3- To be extra cautious, take a snapshot of the VMs.
4- Make the necessary modifications.
5- Power on the VMs.
6- Start the cluster.