You can download a vApp template from a catalog as an OVA file to your local machine.
This operation requires the rights included in the predefined Catalog Author role or an equivalent set of rights.
- In the top navigation bar, click Libraries and in the left panel, select vApp Templates.
The list of templates appears in a grid view.
- Click the list bar () on the left of the vApp template you want to download, and select Download.
Note: You can download vApp templates from your organization catalogs. If you are an organization administrator, you can download vApp templates from a public catalog. Otherwise, the Download button is dimmed.
- (Optional) To preserve the UUIDs and MAC addresses of the virtual machines in the downloaded OVA package, select the Preserve identity information check box.
- Click OK and wait for the download to complete.
The OVA file is saved to the default download location of your Web browser.