Cloning a vApp is similar to cloning a virtual machine. When you clone a vApp, you clone all virtual machines and vApps in the vApp.

When you clone a vApp, you can add the clone to a folder, standalone host, resource pool, cluster enabled for DRS, or another vApp.

Verify that one of those objects is available in your datacenter.

A standalone host that is running ESX 3.0 or greater.

A cluster enabled for DRS is selected.

1

Navigate to a DRS-enabled cluster and click the Create a new vApp icon (Clone a vApp).

2

Select Clone an existing vApp.

3

Expand the inventory, select an existing vApp to clone, and click Next.

4

Select a valid host, vApp, or resource pool in which to run the vApp, and click Next

5

In the vApp Name text box, type a name for the vApp.

6

Select the datacenter or folder in which to deploy the vApp and click Next.

7

Select the virtual disk format and the target datastore and click Next.

8

Select the network for the cloned vApp and click Next.

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Review the vApp settings and click Finish.