Creating a virtual machine

Checklist: Creating a virtual machine


Step Reference

Determine how much memory and disk space you need for the virtual machine.

System requirements for Virtual Server

Decide on a name for the virtual machine.

See "Virtual machine name" in Modifying general virtual machine properties

Create a virtual machine, which includes assigning a name and memory, and creating or assigning a virtual hard disk.

Create a virtual machine

If you want to add optional components such as a virtual SCSI adapter, additional virtual hard disks or additional virtual network adapters, modify the virtual machine as needed.

Add or Remove Virtual Machine Components

If you want to configure startup options such as automatic startup or a user account under which to run the virtual machine, modify the appropriate virtual machine property.

Modifying general virtual machine properties