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Abiquo 5.0

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Before you begin:

  1. Create a VM and a scaling group for the VM. See Define a scaling group
    1. If you create an automatic scaling action, then the VM metrics will trigger autoscaling when they cross the thresholds set for the actions

To enable autoscaling operations to run:

  1. Create an action plan with a scaling action for the VM with the scaling group. See Create an action plan to automate VM actions
  2. Create triggers to run the action plan. See Create a trigger for an action plan

When scaling, the platform will search for a scaling rule that is valid for the specific time range, or for a default rule. It will create or delete/undeploy the number of VMs in the rule, then wait for the cooldown period before accepting another scaling request.