After creating a Host Profile from a reference host, you must attach the host or cluster to the Host Profile.

1

From the Profile List in the Host Profiles main view, select the Host Profile to be applied to a host or cluster.

2

Click the Attach/Detach Hosts and clusters to a host profile icon (Attach a Host or Cluster to a Host Profile icon).

3

Select the host or cluster from the expanded list and click Attach.

The host or cluster is added to the Attached Entities list.

4

(Optional) Click Attach All to attach all listed hosts and clusters to the profile.

5

Click Next.

6

(Optional) You can update or change the user input parameters for the Host Profiles policies by customizing the host.

See Host Profiles and vSphere Auto Deploy.

7

Click Finish to complete attaching the host or cluster to the profile.