You can import a virtual machine from vSphere and save it as a vApp template in a catalog that is available to other users.

Verify that you are a vCloud Director system administrator.

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Click the Manage & Monitor tab and click Organizations in the left pane.

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Right-click the organization name and select Open.

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Click Catalogs and select My Organization's Catalogs in the left pane.

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On the vApp Templates tab, click Import from vSphere.

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Select a vCenter Server and a virtual machine.

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Type a name and optional description for the vApp template.

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Select an organization vDC and catalog.

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Choose whether to move or copy the virtual machine to the catalog.

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Choose whether to mark the vApp template as a Gold Master in the catalog.

If you mark a vApp template as a Gold Master, this information appears in the list of vApp templates.

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Click OK.

Check that vSphere Tools is installed on the virtual machines in the vApp. vSphere Tools is required to support guest customization. See the VMware vCloud Director User's Guide.