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vSphere Virtual Machine Management

By : Rebecca Fitzhugh
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vSphere Virtual Machine Management

By: Rebecca Fitzhugh

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (17 chapters)
vSphere Virtual Machine Management
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Creating a VM using the typical configuration wizard

In order to launch the virtual machine creation wizard, right-click on a container that a virtual machine can reside in (Cluster, ESXi host, and resource pool, among others). Select New Virtual Machine....

Once the Create New Virtual Machine wizard is launched, there are two options, Typical and Custom, as shown in the next screenshot. A typical configuration uses common virtual hardware and configurations based on the selection of the guest operating system. A custom configuration, which will be explored in the next section Creating a VM using the custom configuration wizard, allows you to modify the specifications of the virtual hardware.

After selecting Typical, click on the Next button.

Name and Location

On the Name and Location pane, the virtual machine's name should be specified. Whatever name is specified for the virtual machine will result in all virtual machine files being named the same. The Inventory Location needs to be specified...