Exporting a vApp from vCloud

Exporting a vApp from vCloud is simple and straightforward; just let me say a few words on the specifics.

Getting ready

Obviously we will need a vApp with at least one VM. You have to be an Org Admin to be able to export a VM.

How to do it...

In vCloud 5.1 you can only export from the library, using vCloud 5.5 you can also export a vApp from My Cloud.

Exporting a vApp from a catalog

Perform the following steps to export a vApp from a catalog:

  1. Navigate to the organization you want to export from.
  2. Click on Catalogs.
  3. Click on vApp Templates.
  4. Right-click on the VM that you wish to export, and select Download... as shown in the following screenshot:
  5. Click on Browse, and select a folder and a name to store the OVF export.
  6. If you select ...

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