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Creating Virtual Machines

Updated: January 7, 2010

Applies To: Virtual Machine Manager 2008, Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2, Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 SP1

In Virtual Machine Manager (VMM), you can create new virtual machines with the New Virtual Machine Wizard, by cloning a virtual machine, by converting a physical server, or by converting an existing virtual machine.





Task Action

Create a virtual machine

Any view → New virtual machine

Clone a virtual machine

Virtual Machines view → Clone

Create a new hardware profile

Library view → New hardware profile

Create a template

Library view → New template

Modify the properties of a virtual machine

Virtual Machines or Library View → Properties

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