When you detach a View Composer persistent disk from a linked-clone virtual machine, the disk is stored and the linked clone is deleted. By detaching a persistent disk, you can store and reuse user-specific information with another virtual machine.
- In Horizon Console, select .
- Select the persistent disk to detach and click Detach.
- Choose where to store the persistent disk.
Option Description Use current datastore Store the persistent disk on the datastore where it is currently located. Use the following datastore Select a new datastore on which to store the persistent disk. Click Browse, click the down arrow, and select a new datastore from the Choose a Datastore menu.
From the filtered results, you can select a compatible non-vSAN datastore to store the detached persistent disk. Or, select Show all datastores (including local datastores) to view all datastores including shared and vSAN datastores. You cannot use a vSAN datastore.
The View Composer persistent disk is saved on the datastore. The linked-clone virtual machine is deleted and does not appear in Horizon Console.