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Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 Cookbook by Edvaldo Alessandro Cardoso

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Creating virtual machine templates

In this recipe, we will create virtual machine templates that use a generalized image as the source.

VMM virtual machine templates are used to perform the automated installation and configuration of servers, dramatically reducing the time to release a server, and automate all these processes in a simple and uncomplicated deployment method.

Getting ready

Before you can create the virtual machine template, you need to create a new VM and install a Vanilla OS into it that will be used as the basis for the template. See the Creating and deploying virtual machines recipe of this chapter.

To create a VM template, you can select the source for which the template will be created from an existing template, a virtual disk ...

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