You can copy a vApp template from a public catalog to your organization catalog to make it available to users in your organization.


  • This operation requires the rights included in the predefined vApp Author role or an equivalent set of rights.

  • Your organization must have a catalog and virtual datacenter.


  1. Click Catalogs.
  2. In the left pane, click Public Catalogs.
  3. On the vApp Templates tab, select a vApp template, right-click, and select Copy To Catalog.
  4. Type a name and optional description for the vApp.
  5. Select a destination catalog and virtual datacenter.
    Select a shared catalog to give organization users access to the template.
  6. Click OK.


vCloud Director copies the vApp template to the organization catalog. The vApp appears on the vApp Templates tab in My Organization's Catalogs.