Actions That Change Server Power State

Updated by Chris Little on Sep 29, 2016

Overview

This guide provides a list of the Operating Systems and Control Portal actions that affect the power state of a server on the CenturyLink Cloud.

Operating System Templates 64-Bit

  • CentOS 5
  • CentOS 6
  • Debian 6
  • Debian 7
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 6
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Ubuntu 12
  • Ubuntu 14
  • Ubuntu 16
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 R2

Actions That Affect Specific Operating System Templates

Action Scale Up Scale Down
Change amount of RAM CentOS 5
CentOS 6
Debian 6
Debian 7
RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
RedHat Enterprise Linux 6
RedHat Enterprise Linux 7
Ubuntu 12
Ubuntu 14
Ubuntu 16
Windows Server 2008 R2
CentOS 5
CentOS 6
Debian 6
Debian 7
RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
RedHat Enterprise Linux 6
RedHat Enterprise Linux 7
Ubuntu 12
Ubuntu 14
Ubuntu 16
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Change number of vCPUs CentOS 5
Debian 6
Debian 7
RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
Ubuntu 16
Windows Server 2008 R2
CentOS 5
CentOS 6
Debian 6
Debian 7
RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
RedHat Enterprise Linux 6
RedHat Enterprise Linux 7
Ubuntu 12
Ubuntu 14
Ubuntu 16
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2

Actions That Affect ALL Operating System Templates

  • Clone a server
  • Delete a server
  • Execute scripts on a server: Depends on the specific script executed
  • Pause a server
  • Reboot a server
  • Reset a server
  • Stop a server
  • Turn a server off
  • Turn a server on
  • Archive a server
  • Delete archived server
  • Restore archived server
  • Revert server to snapshot
  • Convert a server to a template
  • Convert a template to a server
  • Remove storage volumes

Actions That Do Not Affect Operating System Templates

  • Add a public IP address for a server
  • Put a server into maintenance mode
  • Remove public IP address for a server
  • Take a server out of maintenance mode
  • Update public IP address for a server (change port or filtering)
  • View a public IP address for a server
  • Add alert policy to server
  • Remove alert policy from server
  • View alert policies applied to server
  • View archived servers
  • Change scheduled task
  • Create scheduled task
  • Delete scheduled task
  • View server scheduled tasks
  • Add storage volumes
  • Change anti-affinity policy for hyperscale server
  • Change custom field values
  • Change server description
  • Change server group
  • Change server password
  • Change storage amount of existing volumes
  • Remove anti-affinity policy for hyperscale server
  • Create server snapshot: Can impact availability
  • Delete server snapshot: Can impact availability
  • View server snapshots
  • Create a server from a template
  • Delete a server template
  • View server templates
  • Create Alert policy
  • Create Horizontal Autoscale policy
  • Create Hyperscale Anti-Affinity policy
  • Create Vertical Autoscale policy: May impact power state based on policy rules
  • Delete Alert policy
  • Delete Horizontal Autoscale policy
  • Delete Hyperscale Anti-Affinity policy
  • Delete Vertical Autoscale policy
  • Edit Alert policy
  • Edit Horizontal Autoscale policy: May impact power state based on policy rules
  • Edit Hyperscale Anti-Affinity policy
  • Edit Vertical Autoscale policy: May impact power state based on policy rules
  • View Alert policy
  • View Horizontal Autoscale policy
  • View Hyperscale Anti-Affinity policy
  • View Vertical Autoscale policy
  • Add horizontal autoscale policy to group: May impact power state based on policy rules
  • Change horizontal autoscale policy of a group: May impact power state based on policy rules
  • Remove horizontal autoscale policy from group
  • View horizontal autoscale policy applied to group

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