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Adjust the OVA resources for Security Server for VMware NSX

Following the compatibility with VMware NSX-V 6.4.8, a new OVA file was published for the Security Server for NSX-V (

The new OVA image will be increased to 6GB RAM and 4 vCPU.

Depending on the situation, you can choose one of the following options:

Adjust resources without uninstall

Change the default hardware configuration of Security Server:

  1. Log in to VMware vSphere Web Client.
  2. Go to the Datacenter section of your virtual machine.
  3. Select the cluster that contains the virtual machine you want to initiate the increase of OVA resources.
  4. Expand the section and select the virtual machine.
  5. Select the Actions button and hover over the Power button.
  6. Click the Shut Down Guest OS option. A message asking you to confirm the Guest Shut Down will appear on the screen. Select Yes.
  7. Select the Actions button again and click the Edit Settings action. A message asking if you want to proceed will appear on screen. Select Yes.
  8. From the CPU section dropdown, select 4.
  9. In the memory capacity section, write 6.
  10. From the Actions tab, select Power On.

This method will not keep the changes if the Security Server has to be redeployed or if any new deployment occurs. Each new virtual machine will have to be manually configured.

Redeploy Security Servers

  1. Uninstall all SVAs on the environment (vCenter)
  2. Publish the new OVA from GravityZone
  3. Redeploy all SVAs will the new configuration

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