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Getting Started with oVirt 3.3 by Alexey Lesovsky

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Using Templates

Now that we have built and run virtual machines, we can proceed to use Templates and save the virtual machine settings into a Template. Templates are based on virtual machines. When we create a Template, oVirt Engine will build a container with all the source VM settings. For storage, a new device is created as a separate virtual disk which will be permanently associated with the Template. When you create VM based on the Template, the Template's storage can be used for VM virtual disk creation.

Network configuration for the new VM will be inherited from the configuration that is stored in the Template. We can use this template for speedy creation of virtual machines from the original VM.

To make a Template, we need a virtual machine ...

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