You can create a template by deploying a base template in the public catalog.


You must have tenant administrator permissions.


  1. Direct your browser to the VMware Learning Platform Admin user interface.
  2. From the Default Dashboard, open the navigation menu on the left and select Lab Management > Lab Builder.
  3. Click New Lab Template.
  4. Update the Name and Description text boxes as needed and click Add VM.

  5. On the Add VM page, select Lab Builder Content (Public) from the drop-down menu to display information for the VMware Learning Platform Public catalog and select centos-cli, CentOS 4/5 or later (64-bit).

  6. Click Add.
  7. Review the lab template details and the VM you just added. If everything is correct, click Create from Scratch.
  8. You will be taken back to the Lab Builder page where you can see your newly created template

What to do next

Customize a Lab Template