VMWare View Templates and Different vCenter Instances

Hi All,

My org is currently setting up a new instance of vCenter.  we already have one instance running on a different subnet; however, we are going to be moving production to the new instance which sits on a more consistent subnet with the rest of our environment.  With this, I am being asked to develop new templates to use in this new vCenter environment.  The question I have is whether or not I can create a template from a desktop sitting in the old environment and then migrate that template into the new environment or will I have to create brand new templates because of the security handshakes between the old vCenter and that newly created template.  

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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
The existing template will be fine.

Just Convert to a VM, Export, Import into new vCenter, and then Register with Inventory, Convert to Template - and your done.

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Anthony6890Author Commented:
Ok, that's what I thought.  

What I'm thinking about doing is converting one of the current desktops in each of our various pools into a template, then updating that with all applicable windows and vendor updates, and then converting that into the base image to to be used for all of the new desktops in the new vCente environment.

I shouldn't have any problem doing that, correct?
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
No problems.
Anthony6890Author Commented:
Great, thank you!
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