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vSphere Virtual Machine Management by Rebecca Fitzhugh

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Creating a VM using the typical configuration wizard

In order to launch the virtual machine creation wizard, right-click on a container that a virtual machine can reside in (Cluster, ESXi host, and resource pool, among others). Select New Virtual Machine....

Creating a VM using the typical configuration wizard

Once the Create New Virtual Machine wizard is launched, there are two options, Typical and Custom, as shown in the next screenshot. A typical configuration uses common virtual hardware and configurations based on the selection of the guest operating system. A custom configuration, which will be explored in the next section Creating a VM using the custom configuration wizard, allows you to modify ...

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