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VMware vSphere Essentials by Christian Stankowic, Kunal Kumar

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Creating a virtual machine

An administrator can create a virtual machine using many different methods. In this chapter, we will cover how an administrator can create virtual machines manually. The two methods which we will discuss are:

  • Creating a virtual machine using the New Virtual Machine Wizard
  • Importing a virtual appliance

Creating a new virtual machine using the wizard

An Administrator can open New Virtual Machine Wizard using the vSphere legacy client or vSphere Web Client, to create a virtual machine. Creating a virtual machine using the wizard is very simple; once the wizard is open, you just have to feed the right information to it and the virtual machine is created.

The following steps need to be performed in each scenario:

  • Creating through ...

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