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Unformatted text preview: he default drive letter assignment, and click Next.
Choose NTFS, default allocation unit size, and check the Perform a quick format checkbox. Click Next.
Create folders necessary for the datastore restore. We used E:\Mailstore. Creating the additional VMs on the host server
After installing and configuring the initial VM, we created the additional VMs through automated cloning scripts.
Cloning the VMs
We used a shell script on the ESX server to copy the Virtual Disks, and to clone the VMs. This shell script copied
the VM definition and virtual disks, and registered the new VM in ESX, using the vmware-cmd utility. Using these
automated cloning scripts saved time and let us confirm that we configured all VMs similarly.
Configuring the additional VMs after cloning
1. In vSphere, expand the host, and click the VM.
2. Click the Console tab.
3. Start the VM by right-clicking the VM, and choosing Power Power On.
4. Click Start Control Panel Network and Internet Network Connectio...
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This document was uploaded on 01/20/2014.
- Fall '11