Create Virtual Machine with Existing Template
Step 1: Go to Configure > Virtual Machines
- Click onConfigurein the top menu and selectVirtual Machines.In theVirtual Machinesscreen you will see a list of existing virtual machines, their status, OS type and version, resources, and available actions. You can also search for a specific virtual machine.If there are no virtual machines in the host machine, theVirtual Machinesscreen displays a message and shortcut for adding Virtual Machines.
Step 2: Add Virtual Machine
- In the Virtual Machines screen, click onAdd Virtual Machine.
- Name the virtual machine. Don't use spaces or special characters.
- Click onNext.
- You will see the System Information and Virtual Machine Templates. You can view the System Information by toggling theShow Host Machine Resource Utilizationoption.
- Select one of the existing Virtual Machine Templates. In this example, we're selectingUbuntu Desktop.
- Click onNext.
- In the next screen you can choose to install the Edge Software Package on a virtual machine that is installed on the host machine.If you selected the Windows* 10 template, then the Edge Software Package will not be available for installation on virtual machine as it is not supported on Windows.
- If your virtual machine needs dedicated PCI and USB devices, you can choose one from the existing list as shown.Click onNext.
- Create aUsernameandPasswordfor the virtual machine.
- Click onNext.In this screen, you can review details for the virtual machine that is being created and go back to make changes if needed.
- Click onInstall.
- Click onClosefor the installation to proceed in the background.You will see a notification letting you know a new virtual machine was configured. The installation will continue in the background and you will be able to see the progress in the Virtual Machines screen.Once installation is complete, the virtual machine will be powered on automatically. Use theActionsshortcuts to manage the virtual machine and access its console.