The reference host configuration is used to create the host profile..

You can perform this task from the Host Profiles main view or from the host's context menu.

The host profile must already exist.

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You can perform this task either from the Host Profiles main view or from the host.

In the Host Profiles main view, right-click the profile you wish to change the reference host and select Change Reference Host.

In the Hosts and Clusters view, right-click the host to which you want to update references and select Manage Profiles.

The Detach or Change Host Profile dialog opens.

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Determine if you want to detatch the profile from the host or cluster or change the profile's reference host.

Click Detach to remove the association between the host and the profile.

Click Change to continue with updating the profile's reference host.

If you selected Change, the Attach Profile dialog opens. The current host that the profile references is displayed as Reference Host.

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Expand the inventory list and select the host to which you want the profile attached.

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Click Update.

The Reference Host is updated.

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Click OK.

The Summary tab for the host profile lists the updated reference host.