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Creating VirtualMachines Manually

The counterpart to the process of creating a guest VM using a template is the process of creating a guest VM manually. Consider this: the only difference between creating a host machine running a choice-flavored operating system on a bare-metal host versus a guest virtual machine host is the preparation before installing and configuring the host operating system software. If you are creating a host machine on bare metal, your preparation includes installing the CPU, memory, and storage on a motherboard with a power supply, a fan, and a beverage-cooled chassis. By contrast, if creating the host machine ...

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