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VMware vSphere 5.5 Cookbook by Abhilash G B

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Creating a Host Profile

The Host Profile is created by extracting the host configuration information from the reference host. Once created, it will be listed as an object of the type Host Profile in the Host profiles Objects tab. Keep in mind that you will need access to a vCenter server to create Host Profiles.

Getting ready

Before you begin, make sure that you have identified a reference host to extract the configuration and form a template. For instructions on how to prepare a reference host, read the previous recipe Preparing a reference host.

How to do it…

The following procedure will guide you through the steps required to create a Host Profile:

  1. Connect to the vCenter Server using the vSphere Web Client.
  2. Go to the Inventories Home and navigate ...

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