As a cloud administrative user, you can pause, unpause, suspend, resume, soft or hard reboot, or terminate an instance.


  1. Log in to the VMware Integrated OpenStack dashboard as a cloud administrator.
  2. Select the admin project from the drop-down menu in the title bar.
  3. Select Admin > System Panel > Instances.
  4. Select the instance whose state you want to manage.
  5. In the Actions column, click More and select the state from the drop-down menu.

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