Encrypt existing VM

Updated 7 months ago by Brian Banaszynski

How to encrypt an existing VM

Follow these steps to encrypt an existing VM in your tenant environment.

  1. Power off the VM
  2. Navigate to the details page of the VM you wish to encrypt
  3. Under General settings, change the Storage Policy to the desired tier policy tagged "with Encryption"
  1. Under Hardware > Hard Disks, change the Storage Policy for any disks you wish to encrypted to the desired tier policy tagged "with Encryption"

  1. Click SAVE
This process can take between 5 to 10 minutes on a 100Gb volume. Plan system downtime accordingly.


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