Wednesday, March 18, 2009

VMware View: Preparing a VM to be a linked clone master

Symptoms: Newly created virtual machine is not available to be selected during the pool creation wizard.

1. Configure VM OS as required in VC
2. Install latest View Agent
3. Power off VM
4. Right click VM > Snapshot > Take Snapshot
5. During the Automate pool creation wizard, select this snapshot as the Parent VM.

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