You can import OVF packages that you previously prepared to use as a template for deploying virtual machines. The virtual machine templates that you add to the content library are used as vRealize Automation blueprints.

About this task

You repeat this procedure three times to import the virtual machine templates listed in VM Templates to Import.

Table 1. VM Templates to Import

VM Template Name

Description

redhat6-enterprise-64

Red Hat Enterprise Server 6 (64-bit)

windows-2012r2-64

Windows Server 2012 R2 (64-bit)

windows-2012r2-64-sql2012

Windows Server 2012 R2 (64-bit)

Prerequisites

Verify that you have prepared the OVF templates, as specified in the Virtual Machine Template Specifications section.

Procedure

  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      administrator@vsphere.local

      Password

      vsphere_admin_password

  2. From the Home page, click Content Libraries and click the Objects tab.




  3. Right-click the content library SFO01-ContentLib01 and select Import Item.
  4. In the Import Library Item dialog box, specify the settings for the first template and click OK.

    Setting

    Value

    Source file

    redhat6-enterprise-64.ovf

    Item name

    redhat6-enterprise-64

    Notes

    Red Hat Enterprise Server 6 (64-bit)

  5. Repeat the procedure to import the remaining virtual machine templates.