Restart the VM device model


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The Restart device model option enables you to restart the device model of a VM or VMs. Restarting the device model can enable the VM to benefit from fixes and improvements included in an update.

To restart the device model

Restart device model option in VM menu

  1. Select the VM or VMs in the Resources pane.
  2. On the VM menu, click Restart device model.
  3. Click Yes to confirm.

While the device model restarts, the VM shows a yellow triangle icon in the Resources pane (Yellow icon). You cannot stop, start, or migrate the VM during this time.

Restart the VM device model