Modify the server type or resize the server

The procedure consists of creating a new server using the same disk as the server to be resized, and then deleting the old one following the steps below.

  • Log in to the Google Cloud Console using the Google Account associated with your project.

  • Select your project from the list of available projects.

  • Click the “Hamburger” button on the left side of the top navigation bar:


  • Select the “Compute -> Compute Engine -> VM Instances” menu item.

  • Select the instance you wish to resize.

  • Stop the instance by clicking the “Stop” button.

  • Once stopped, click the “Edit” button.

  • Change the instance type and click the “Save” button at the bottom of the page.

    Server type modification

  • Click the “Start” button and wait for the instance to start again.

    Server type modification

The server should restart using the new type.

Last modification July 26, 2023