You can create a host profile from the Host Profiles main view using the configuration of an existing host.

You must have a vSphere installation and at least one properly configured host in the inventory.


In the Host Profiles main view, click Create Profile.

The Create Profile wizard appears.


Select the option to create a new profile and click Next.


Select the host to use to create the profile an click Next.


Type the name and enter a description for the new profile and click Next.


Review the summary information for the new profile and click Finish to complete creating the profile.

The new profile appears in the profile list.