How to Create Virtual Machine template in SCVMM 2012 R2

How to Create Virtual Machine template in SCVMM 2012 R2

In the old post, we learned the steps to create Virtual Machine in Hyper-V server and even we learned the steps to create VM in SCVMM 2012 R2. In this post, we’ll learn the steps to create Virtual Machine template in SCVMM 2012 R2. We don’t have functionality of creating template available in Hyper-V server therefore, we’ll use SCVMM 2012 to create template.

Consider a scenario where you have to deploy large number of servers or computersĀ in your environment and on all the machines OS would remain the same besides some basic applications e.g. MS Office, Antivirus, some application agents, etc. In that case we can create Virtual Machine template in SCVMM 2012 R2. Using the template we can create multiple other Virtual Machines, it would help in saving time and efforts.

Steps to create Virtual Machine template in SCVMM 2012 R2

1. Open SCVMM 2012 by either clicking on Virtual Machine Manager console from the desktop or click on stat button, click on down arrow and select Virtual Machine Manager Console. Type the name of SCVMM server followed with the port number and click on connect.

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