Shelving is the act of temporarily deactivating a virtual machine (VM) in order to keep a not currently active machine, but reduce costs to only paying for the storage space and assigned IPs. This is a popular option for those that want to keep a machine, but cannot justify the monthly expense if it won’t be used.
Shelving a Virtual Machine
To shelve a virtual machine, simply press the
Shelve button on the virtual machine details page. The hypervisor will then take a snapshot of the machine to save the machine’s data.
Reactivating a Virtual Machine
To “reactivate” a virtual machine, press the
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IP Addresses: $1/IP/Mo