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VMware vSphere 5.5 Cookbook by Abhilash G B

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Duplicating a Host Profile

An existing Host Profile can be cloned to create a duplicate of the same. This can be achieved by using the "Duplicate Host Profile" operation. Keep in mind that only a Host Profile with a reference host associated with it can be duplicated.

How to do it…

The following procedure will guide you through the steps required to duplicate an existing Host Profile:

  1. Connect to the vCenter server using the vSphere Web Client.
  2. Go to the vCenter Inventory Home tab and navigate to Rules and Profiles | Host Profiles.
  3. Select the Host Profile that you intend to duplicate and click on the Duplicate Host Profile icon:
    How to do it…
  4. On the Duplicate Host Profile ...

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