Create a VM from template

Create a VM from template

I will show through the following steps how to create a VM from template and install OS

Click “New VM”

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Select the template for the new VM

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Enter VM name that will help you to identify the virtual machine later

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Select the OS installation method, I will select CD

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Select the XenServer which will host the VM and the VM will always startup on it

In my lab environment I have only one server, but in production environment you may have many servers.

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Assign HW resource to the VM, vCPU and memory, you will be able to modify it later

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Configure storage for the new Vm; and alternatively you have the option to a diskless VM that can boot from network

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I will modify the default disc size from 8GB to 20GB

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Configure network for the Vm

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Review the setting, make change if you need   and then click “Finish” to create the new VM

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Install Operating system reate a VM from template

Now VM created and started on Citrix XenServer

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Click Console Tab, Insert the bootable OS CD and reboot the VM

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Follow Microsoft windows installation

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