You can duplicate baselines and baseline goups and edit the copies without the risk of compromising the original baseline.


  • Required privileges: VMware vSphere Update Manager.Manage Baselines.


  1. In the vSphere Client, select Menu > Update Manager.
  2. Navigate to Menu > Update Manager.
    The Update Manager home appears.
  3. Click Baselines.
  4. Select a baseline from the list and click Duplicate.
  5. Enter a new baseline name.
  6. Click Duplicate to confirm.


The duplicated baseline is visible in the Baselines and Baseline Groups list.