You can create a new standalone virtual machine.


  1. From the Navigator, select Compute > Virtual Machines.
  2. Select the Virtual Machines tab.
  3. Click Create VM.
  4. Enter the following values.




    Enter a name for the virtual machine.

    Virtual Datacenter

    Select the virtual datacenter to associate with the virtual machine.


    Enter a meaningful description.


    Select New or From Template. If you select From Template, you can select a template for a given operating system from the Catalog. If you select New, you can configure custom settings.

    Power on

    The VM automatically powers up once it is created.

  5. If you chose to create the virtual machine from a template, select the appropriate template from the Templates catalog.