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Copy a Virtual Machine, Identical

Copy a Virtual Machine, Identical

You can create an identical copy of a virtual machine; all configuration of the newly-created virtual machine is identical to the source virtual machine. If desired, you can copy to a compute pool different from the source compute pool, but both compute pools must be in the same environment.

Note: The newly created virtual machine is configured with the same network address as the source virtual machine. If both are powered on, an IP address conflict will result on the network. However, within Infinicenter Console, the source machine is assigned the IP address and the copied virtual machine has no IP address assigned. An IP address must be assigned to the copied virtual machine and the virtual machine configured with that IP address before powering on both virtual machines.

Navigate

To copy a virtual machine:

  1. Select the desired virtual machine to copy.
  2. Click Copy.
  3. Click Identical.

You can also copy a virtual machine from the context menu.

  1. Right-click the desired virtual machine to copy.
  2. Click Copy.
  3. Click Identical.

Destination, Name, and Description

    The Copy Identical Server dialog appears.

    The virtual machine details are displayed.

  1. Select a Destination Compute Pool.
  2. If the compute pool has more than one cluster generation, select a Cluster Generation.
  3. Note: Cluster Generation is only available in instance-based compute pool.

  4. If disaster recovery is enabled in the multi-tenant environment, select a Storage Volume.
  5. Note: Storage Volume is only available for multi-tenant environments.

  6. Type a Server Name.
  7. Type a Description for the virtual machine, if desired.
  8. Note:  Instance-based virtual machine includes Server Cost Summary; scroll down in the server details to view server cost summary.

Choose Location

You can select an existing row and group into which to place the newly created virtual machine.

  1. Select Place in Row of an existing row.
  2. Select Group of an existing group.

You can select an existing row and create a new group into which to place the newly created virtual machine.

  1. Select Place in Row of an existing row.
  2. Select Group of New Group.
  3. Type a New Group Name for the group to create.

You can create a new row and a new group into which to place the newly created virtual machine.

  1. Select Place in Row of New Row.
  2. Type a New Row Name for the row to create.
  3. Type a New Group Name for the group to create.

If the newly created virtual machine is placed in a new compute pool, no row or groups exist. Therefore, the only option is to name the new row and new group.

  1. Type a New Row Name for the row to create.
  2. Type a New Group Name for the group to create.

Agree and Deploy

Agree to licensing and fees and deploy.

  1. Select AGREEMENT to licensing and fees.
  2. Click Deploy.