Schedule Automated VM Power State

  • 28 June 2022
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I hate to duplicate questions, but the original was closed and I have yet to see an answer. Is it possible to schedule automated reboots/shutdowns with an AHV? Similar to what you can do in VMware vSphere with Scheduled Tasks: How to schedule a VM power state with AHV


Best answer by Moustafa Hindawi 3 July 2022, 11:04

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Yes you can by using Playbooks from PC. 

  1. Click the hamburger icon from the main menu and go to Operations > Playbook.
  2. Click Get Started and then click Create Playbook.

    The Get Started option appears only when you are creating a playbook for the first time.

  3. Click Select within the Time option.
  4. Select the Trigger Action(s) from the following occurrence type.
    • Once - Specify the day, time, and timezone.
    • At a recurring interval - Specify the Recurrence interval from daily, weekly, or monthly along with the required interval details.
  5. Click Add Action to view the list of all the available actions on the deck. Click the action type filter to filter from a list of following action categories.
  6. VM Actions
  7. To save the playbook, do the following.
    1. Click Save and Close.
    2. Specify the Name and Description.
    3. Click the slider to enable the playbook. Only playbooks in the enabled state are executed.
    4. Click Save.

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