You can create a virtual machine, resource pool, or child vApp within a vApp. You can also add an existing object from the inventory, such as virtual machine or another vApp, to the vApp.

Procedure

Select your task.
  • Create an object inside an existing vApp.

Client

Steps

vSphere Client

Right-click a vApp in the inventory and from the Actions submenu, select a task

  • Click New Virtual Machine to create a new virtual machine within the vApp.

  • Click New Resource Pool to create a new resource pool within the vApp.

  • Click Deploy OVF Template to deploy an OVF template and add the corresponding virtual machine to the selected vApp.

vSphere Web Client

Right-click a vApp in the inventory and from the Actions submenu, select a task.

  • Click New Virtual Machine to create a new virtual machine within the vApp.

  • Click New vApp to create a child vApp within the vApp.

  • Click New Resource Pool to create a new resource pool within the vApp.

  • Click OVF Template > Deploy OVF Template to deploy an OVF template and add the corresponding virtual machine to the selected vApp.

  • Add an existing object to a vApp.

    1. Navigate to an object in the inventory.

    2. Click and drag the object to the destination vApp.

    3. Release the mouse button.

      If the move is not permitted, the object is not added to the vApp.

Results

The new object appears as part of the vApp in the vApp inventory.