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  • 04/26/2022
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Create Virtual Machine with New Template

Step 1: Go to Configure > Virtual Machines

  1. Click on
    Configure
    in the top menu and select
    Virtual Machines
    .
    In the
    Virtual Machines
    screen under the
    VM Instances
    tab, 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, the
    Virtual Machines
    screen displays a message and shortcut for adding Virtual Machines.

Step 2: Add Virtual Machine with new Virtual Machine Template

  1. In the
    Virtual Machines
    screen under the
    VM Instances
    tab, click on
    Add Virtual Machine
    .
  2. Name the virtual machine. Do not use spaces or special characters.
    Click on
    Next
    .
  3. If you do not find a suitable template in the list, you may create a new one by going to
    Click here to add a new VM template
    at the bottom of the screen. However, doing this will take you out of the creation flow.
  4. A pop up will appear. Click on
    Proceed
    to confirm navigation.
  5. You will be redirected to the
    VM Templates
    tab on the
    Virtual Machines
    screen. Follow the steps mentioned in Add Virtual Machine Templates to create a new VM template.
  6. After creating a new VM Template, you will see a notification indicating that the template has been created. The new template will be displayed on the
    Add Virtual Machine
    screen.
  7. Once the new VM Template is created, click on
    Add Virtual Machine
    in the
    VM Instances
    tab on the
    Virtual Machines
    page.
  8. Name the Virtual Machine. Do not use spaces or special characters.
  9. Click on
    Next
    .
  10. You will see System Information and Virtual Machine Templates. You can view the System Information by toggling the
    Show Host Machine Resource Utilization
    option.
  11. Select the VM template you created in the previous steps.
  12. Click on
    Next
    .
  13. In the next screen you can choose to install an Edge Software Package on a Virtual Machine. Select from the list of packages uploaded on to the Host machine.
    Edge Software Packages are not available for installation or not supported on IDV enabled Virtual Machines, ISO image based templates, and Windows templates.
  14. Click on
    Next
    .
    In this screen, you can review details for the virtual machine that is being created and go back to make changes if needed.
  15. Click on
    Install
    .
  16. Click on
    Close
    for the installation to proceed in the background.
    You will see a notification letting you know a new virtual machine is configured. The installation will proceed 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 power on automatically. Use the
Actions
shortcuts to manage the virtual machine and access its console.

Product and Performance Information

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