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

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 Profiles main view, click Create Profile.

The Create Profile wizard appears.

2

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

3

Select the host you want to designate as the reference host for the new host profile and click Next.

The reference host must be a valid host.

4

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

5

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

The new profile appears in the profile list.