You can assign an image profile to a host that you want to add to the vSphere Auto Deploy inventory.


To assign an image profile to the host, add the software depot that you need to the inventory. See Add a Software Depot or Import a Software Depot.


  1. Select a software depot from the drop-down menu.
  2. Select an image profile from the list of image profiles in the selected depot.
  3. If you want to bypass the acceptance level verification of the image profile, select the Skip image profile signature check check box.
  4. Select an image profile.
  5. Click Next.