The multi-machine service menu provides several options for managing the power status of a multi-machine service and all of its component machines.

Table 1. Power Options for Multi-Machine Services

Menu Option

Description

Power On

Power on all component machines in the startup order specified on the multi-machine blueprint.

Power Off

Power off all component machines without shutting down the guest operating systems in the shutdown order specified on the multi-machine blueprint.

Power Cycle

Power off all component machines in shutdown order, then power on all machines in the startup order.

Reboot

Shut down all component machines, including guest operating systems, in shutdown order, then power on all machines in the startup order.

Shut Down

Shut down the guest operating system and power off all component machines in the shutdown order specified in the multi-machine blueprint.

If a multi-machine service has multiple machines of the same component type, all machines of that type are powered on before machines of the next component type in the startup order and shutdown order.