Select the OVF and VMDK files, or OVA file for the virtual machine that you would like to deploy.


  1. Enter a name for your virtual machine.
    Virtual machine names can contain up to 80 characters and must be unique within each ESXi instance.
  2. Click the blue pane to select an OVF and a VMDK, or an OVA file to deploy.
    Your local system storage opens.
  3. Select the file that you want to deploy your virtual machine from and click Open.
    The file you selected is displayed in the blue pane.
  4. Click Next.