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Hyper-V for VMware Administrators: Migration, Coexistence, and Management by Brien Posey

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CHAPTER 9

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Virtual Machine Libraries and Templates

In this chapter, I want to wrap up the book by showing you some ways that you can make use of libraries and templates within System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM). Libraries and templates can go a long way toward simplifying (and in some cases even automating) the virtual machine creation process.

You got a brief look at templates back in Chapter 4, but there we were using templates solely as a mechanism for creating VMware virtual machines using VMM. Chapter 4 didn’t go into templates deeply enough to illustrate their real benefits, and I didn’t discuss library shares at all. With that said, ...

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