You can create a new virtual machine using the common default settings or customize the options.

The Typical path shortens the process by skipping some choices that rarely need changing from their defaults. This path includes the following steps.

1

Enter a Name and Location

2

Select a Resource Pool

3

Select a Datastore

4

Select an Operating System

5

Create a Virtual Disk

The Custom path provides more flexibility and options. This path includes the following steps.

1

Enter a Name and Location

2

Select a Resource Pool

3

Select a Datastore

4

Select a Virtual Machine Version

5

Select an Operating System

6

Select the Number of Virtual Processors

7

Configure Virtual Memory

8

Configure Networks

9

Select a SCSI Adapter

10

Selecting a Virtual Disk Type