how to install  100 virtual machines in vmware esx

Posted on 2011-10-19
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
how to install  100 virtual machines in vmware esx
Question by:greensuman
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    The quickest method to do this is to create one virtual machine - configure it to how you want it to look like (e.g. install applications), convert it to a template, and then use the template to create your 100 virtual machines thereafter.

    Here is a link to a guide on how to do this.
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    by:Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE)
    Template is the quickest and easiest.

    But it's still going to take you some time, to finally check and manually configure each VM.

    Also make sure your vSphere infrastrucutre can host 100 VMs.
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    using a template is a lot quicker and can have a lot of pre configured options like service packs and kb's and as the setup is done which takes time then thats why it's a lot quicker

    what version of esx / vsphere are you using?

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