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VMware vSphere 5.5 Cookbook by Abhilash G B

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Using Host Profiles to push a new configuration change

The whole purpose of using Host Profiles is to effortlessly push the required configuration on to the ESXi hosts without the need for a manual configuration activity per ESXi host. This would not just come in handy when you deploy a new infrastructure but also when you want to push a new configuration to all the ESXi hosts.

The following flow chart shows a high— level overview of the whole procedure:

Using Host Profiles to push a new configuration change

How to do it…

The following procedure will guide you through all the steps that have to be performed on the vCenter server to push a new configuration change, using Host Profiles:

  1. Connect to the vCenter ...

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