Deploying a new virtual machine from a template is surprisingly easy. This is a task that you will perform often. Although there are some template specific cmdlets, these have to do with making changes to templates after they are converted. To deploy a VM, you come back to
To get started, you should open a new PowerCLI window and connect to the vCenter server where you defined our template VM.
New-VMcmdlet. The first step is to specify the template that is to be cloned from using the
-Templatecmdlet. As of vSphere 5.5, the
-Templateparameter can accept pipeline input, but this is deprecated, so it is better ...