Increase CPUs and Memory for Panorama on Hyper-V

How to increase the virtual CPU cores and memory for a Panorama™ management server on Hyper-V.
For the minimum CPUs and memory that Panorama™ requires, see Increase CPUs and Memory on the Panorama Virtual Appliance.
A Panorama virtual appliance in Log Collector mode does not remain in Log Collector mode if you resize the virtual machine after you deploy it and this can result in a loss of log data.
  1. Power off the Panorama virtual appliance.
    1. On the Hyper-V Manager, select the Panorama virtual appliance instance from the list of Virtual Machines.
    2. Select ActionTurn Off to power off the Panorama virtual appliance.
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  2. On the Hyper-V Manager, select the Panorama virtual appliance instance form the list of Virtual Machines, and select ActionSettings to edit the Panorama virtual appliance resources.
  3. Edit the allocated Panorama virtual appliance memory.
    1. In the Hardware list, select Memory.
    2. Edit the currently allocated Startup RAM.
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  4. Edit the allocated Panorama virtual appliance CPU cores.
    1. In the Hardware list, select Processor.
    2. Edit the currently allocated Number of virtual processors.
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  5. Apply the reallocated memory and CPU cores.
  6. Power on the Panorama virtual appliance.
    1. Select the Panorama virtual appliance instance from the list of Virtual Machines.
    2. Select ActionStart to power on the Panorama virtual appliance.
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