To update the content of an existing Linux or Windows template, or to use it for creating a new template, you must run applicable commands to remove the agent bootstrap service.

For a Linux template, the command resets the vCloud Application Director agent bootstrap status and deletes existing runtime log files. You can log in to the virtual machine as root and run this command:


For a Windows template, the agent_reset.bat command deletes existing runtime log files. In a PowerShell command window, type the following command.


After you run the applicable command, you can place the vApp instance back in the catalog as a new vApp template.