Creating a virtual machine in the VMware vSphere web interface

3 July 2024

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To create a virtual machine in the VMware vSphere web interface:

  1. In the web interface of VMware vSphere Client, enter the administrator credentials.
  2. In the Navigator pane, select the data center and the storage in which you want to create a virtual machine.

    The properties window of the selected storage is displayed in the workspace.

  3. In the control panel, in the Actions drop-down list, select New Virtual MachineNew Virtual Machine....

    The Virtual Machine Creation Wizard opens.

  4. Follow the steps of the Wizard:
    1. Select the virtual machine creation method.
    2. Specify the virtual machine name and path.
    3. Select the computing resources.
    4. Select the virtual data storage.
    5. Configure compatibility with the virtual infrastructure.
    6. Select the guest operating system.
    7. Set the virtual machine hardware configuration.
    8. Confirm creation of the virtual machine.

A virtual machine with the defined settings will be created.

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