Create a Linux guest operating system specification that you can apply when you create blueprints for use with vRealize Automation. This customization specification can be used to customize virtual machine guest operating systems when provisioning new virtual machines from vRealize Automation.

You configure two customization specifications.

Customization Specification Name

Description

Operating System Type

ubuntu-server-1910

Ubuntu Server 19.10

Linux

ubuntu-server-1804-lts

Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS

Linux

Procedure

  1. In a Web browser, log in to the Workload domain vCenter Server by using the vSphere Client.
    Setting Value
    URL https://sfo01w01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/ui
    User name administrator@vsphere.local
    Password vsphere_admin_password
  2. In the Policies and profiles inventory, select VM customization specifications.
  3. On the VM customization specifications page, click the Create a new specification icon.

    The New VM guest customization wizard opens.

  4. On the Name and target OS page, configure the settings and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    Name

    ubuntu-server-1910

    Description

    Ubuntu Server 19.10

    vCenter Server

    sfo01w01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

    Target Guest OS

    Linux

  5. On the Computer name page, select Use the virtual machine name, enter sfo01.rainpole.local for the domain name, and click Next.
  6. On the Time zone page, configure the settings, and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    Area

    America

    Location

    Los Angeles

    Hardware clock set to

    Local time

  7. On the Customization script page, click Next.
  8. On the Network page, click Next.
  9. On the DNS settings page, leave the default settings, and click Next.
  10. On the Ready to complete page, review the settings and click Finish to save your changes.
  11. Repeat the procedure to create the second Linux customization specifications.