You can edit, duplicate, export, or delete existing specifications.


  1. In the vSphere Client, select Menu > Policies and Profiles and click VM Customization Specifications.
  2. Select a customization specification and select your task.
    Option Description
    Edit customization spec You can make changes to the customization spec, such as changing the networking configuration. Click Edit and make the necessary changes.
    Duplicate customization spec If you need a customization specification that is only slightly different from an existing specification, you can use the Customization Specification Manager to create a copy of the existing specification and modify it. For example, you might need to change the IP address or the administrator password.
    Export customization spec 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 Import button.
    Delete specification spec You can remove customization specifications to free up storage.