You can export customization specifications and save them as .xml files. To apply an exported specification to a virtual machine, import the .xml file using the Customization Specification Manager.


You must have at least one customization specification.


  1. In the vSphere Web Client inventory, select Rules and Profiles > Customization Specification Manager and click VM Customization Specifications.
  2. Right-click a specification and select Export.
  3. Select a location for the file and click Save.


The specification is saved as an .xml file to the location you specified.