Copy a VM

I have a vm running on esx 5.5, i need a copy of this VM (with nics disconnected) to do some sandbox testing on another isolated host.

Whats the easiest way to accomplish?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Quickest and easiest method is Export and Import to/from OVF

see my EE Article, make sure you turn off the VM...

Part 10: HOW TO: Backup (Export) and Restore (Import) virtual machines to VMware vSphere Hypervisor 5.1 for FREE

I assume you have no vCenter Server, to complete a CLONE from running VM ?

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Cobra25Author Commented:
I have vcenter, and i cannot turn off the VM, its production.
RantCanSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
Clone with vcenter. Can be done on live machine.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:

But if you have NO Shared Storage, you will need to Export and Import to the other host.
RantCanSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
I've done the clone without shared storage on 5.5...
You can Easily use Clone Function, just right click on vm anx use Clone.
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