Creating Profiles and Templates in VMM
Updated: May 13, 2016
Applies To: System Center 2012 SP1 - Virtual Machine Manager, System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager, System Center 2012 - Virtual Machine Manager
Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) profiles contain configuration settings that you can apply to a new virtual machine template or virtual machine. You can create, view, and modify profiles in the Library workspace. The following topics provide information about how to create profiles and virtual machine templates:
VMM also includes host profiles, and as of System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager, physical computer profiles. These profiles are not used for virtual machine creation. They are used during the conversion of a bare-metal computer to a server that is running Hyper-V.
For more information about service deployments, see the following: