Spread Placement Group

Last updated: 2019-09-05 10:49:13

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Creating Placement Group

Creating placement group in the console

  1. Log in to the CVM Placement Group Console.
  2. Select Placement Group in the navigation pane, and click New.
  3. Specify a name for the placement group and select a layer.
  4. Click OK to complete the creation.

Starting up Instance in Placement Group

Starting up instance in placement group in the console

  1. Go to the CVM Purchase Page.
  2. Complete the wizard as instructed and the following should be noted:
    • Select the availability zone, instance type and network type for your desired instance in Region and Model.
    • Select an image on the Select Image page.
    • Select desired configuration and parameters on the Select Storage and Bandwidth page.
    • Configure security group, login method and other information on the Configure Security Group and CVM page. Click Advanced Configuration at the bottom, check Add Instance to Spread Placement Group, and select an existing placement group. If no existing placement group meets your requirement, you can create a placement group in the console.
    • On the Confirm Configuration page, enter the total number of instances to be added to the placement group, which must be less than the number limit set for the placement group.

Modifying Instance's Placement Group

You can only change the name of a placement group.

Modifying instance's placement group in the console

  1. Log in to the CVM Placement Group Console.
  2. Move the mouse over the name of a placement group, and click Modify Name.
  3. Enter a new name.
  4. Click OK to complete the modification.

Deleting Placement Group

You can delete a placement group if you need to replace it or you no longer need it. You must terminate all instances running in your placement group before deleting it.

Terminating instances and deleting placement group in the console

  1. Log in to the CVM Placement Group Console.
  2. Select and terminate all instances in a placement group.
  3. Select the placement group, and delete it. You can delete a single placement group or multiple placement groups in batches.
  4. Select OK in the confirmation prompt.