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Configure the Performance Mode

Before You Begin

This option appears only when PVS is licensed to run in High Performance mode and the machine running PVS meets the hardware and software requirements for High Performance mode. By default, all instances of PVS run in Standard mode.

PVS must restart when switching between performance modes.


  1. Access the PVS Settings section.

  2. Under the Performance Mode heading, click the Enable High Performance Mode box to toggle between Yes and No. If you select Yes, continue to step 3. If you select No, continue to step 4.

  3. In the Number of Worker Cores drop-down menu, select the appropriate number of worker cores.

    Note: This option cannot be changed when PVS is already running in High Performance mode.

  4. Click the Update button.

    A dialog box appears confirming your selection to change the performance mode.

  5. Click the Confirm button.

    PVS restarts and the login screen appears. When the PVS server resumes, a notification appears indicating whether the configuration change was successful.

    Note: PVS may use a different number of cores than the number you select. Based on system constraints and your selection, PVS selects the closest number of worker cores that it can feasibly support.

  6. Log in to PVS.

    The performance mode updates.

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