Enable Instance Types

Enable instance types for a bursting scenario so that nodes having that hardware configuration can be burst.

  1. Login to Control.
  2. Click the Cloud tab.
  3. Click Bursting from the Infrastructure menu located on the left-hand side of the web page.
  4. Select a bursting scenario by clicking its name.
  5. Click Cloud.
  6. Scroll to the Instance types section.
  7. Click Edit Instances.
    Available Instance types are listed in a table. The table can be sorted in ascending and descending order by clicking on the name of the column. The table can also be filtered by Instance type name using the search column directly under the column name.
  8. Select the instance types to enable for the bursting scenario by clicking the Enabled checkbox located to the far right of the instance type name.
    If an attempt is made to burst nodes with a disabled instance type, the node is not burst and the below message is displayed in the PBS Server logs (if bursting through PBS), the Cloud logs and through the Cloud component user interface.
    TYPE is not enabled

    Where TYPE is the instance type used when attempting to burst the node.

    Tip: Deselect an instance type by disabling the Enabled checkbox.
  9. Click Save.
    The instance types that have been enabled for the bursting scenario are displayed.