You can deploy a VM from a .vmtx template that you imported using the Content Onboarding Assistant.


Import the template using the Content Onboarding Assistant. For more information, see Use the Content Onboarding Assistant to Transfer Content to Your SDDC.


  1. From the vSphere Client VMs and Templates view, right click the template and select New VM from This Template.
  2. Proceed through the Deploy From Template wizard, using the following settings.
    1. For the VM folder, select Workloads, Templates, or another folder that you have write permissions on.
    2. For the compute resource, select Compute-ResourcePool.
    3. For the datastore, select workloadDatastore.