Creating an image profile by cloning a predefined profile
All the predefined image profiles available in an offline bundle are read-only. To customize such image profiles, you will need to clone them to form new image profiles. In this recipe, we will learn how to create a new image profile by cloning a predefined image profile.
How to do it...
The following procedure will guide you through the steps required to clone a predefined ESXi image profile available from an ESXi offline bundle.
It is a three-step process:
- Adding an ESXi software depot.
- Listing available ESXi image profiles.
- Cloning a predefined ESXi image profile to form a new one.
Adding an ESXi software depot
The metadata of an ESXi offline bundle will have the definitions for the predefined ...