About Plugins

What is possible with FCO v5


This plugin allows you to reduce VM Sprawl by ensuring Virtual Machines automatically shut down, and eventually get deleted if they aren’t actively managed.

Use Cases/Scenarios

  • Ensure temporary fixed term external projects are automatically shut down and not forgotten about.
  • Enable test/dev setup's to automatically be terminated and not forgotten
  • Automatically shut down certain servers at different times of day to ensure capacity (e.g test/dev switched off during the night for batch processing)

To Activate the Plugin

  1. Download from link above (right click and select save file)
  2. Install via the Admin Control Panel of your Flexiant Install, instructions for this are available from here
  3. You will need to add the following information.
Key Type Resource Key Name Value
Customer Key Server SHUTDOWN_AFTER [Minutes after which server will shut down]

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