Create a customization specification for your blueprint architects to use with your cpb_centos_63_x84 template.


  1. Log in to the vSphere Web Client as an administrator.
  2. On the home page, click Customization Specification Manager to open the wizard.
  3. Click the New icon.
  4. Click the New icon.
  5. Specify properties.
    1. Select Linux from the Target VM Operating System drop-down menu.
    2. Enter Customspecs in the Customization Spec Name text box.
    3. Enter cpb_centos_63_x84 cloning with vRealize Automation in the Description text box.
    4. Click Next.
  6. Set computer name.
    1. Select Use the virtual machine name.
    2. Enter the domain on which cloned machines are going to be provisioned in the Domain name text box.
    3. Click Next.
  7. Configure time zone settings.
  8. Click Next.
  9. Select Use standard network settings for the guest operating system, including enabling DHCP on all network interfaces.

    Fabric administrators and infrastructure architects handle network settings for provisioned machine by creating and using Network profiles in vRealize Automation.

  10. Follow the prompts to enter the remaining required information.
  11. On the Ready to complete page, review your selections and click Finish.