You can create a new host profile from the host's context menu in the Hosts and Clusters inventory view.

Launch the vSphere Client and log in to a vCenter Server system.

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

1

In the Host and Clusters view, select the host that you want to designate as the reference host for the new host profile.

The host must be a valid host to use as a reference host.

2

Right-click the host and select Host Profile > Create Profile from Host

The Create Profile from Host wizard opens.

3

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

4

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

The new profile appears in the host's Summary tab.