You can modify some basic properties of a vApp template. To make more advanced changes to a vApp template, add it to My Cloud, make the changes, then add it back to the catalog as a new vApp template.

You are an organization administrator.

1

Click Catalogs > My Organization's Catalogs.

2

On the vApp Templates tab, right-click a vApp template and select Properties.

3

On the General tab, modify the vApp template name and description.

4

Select a vApp creation option.

This option applies when creating a vApp based on this template. It is ignored when building a vApp using individual virtual machines from this template.

Option

Description

Make identical copy

vApps that are created from this vApp template must follow the guest operating system settings of the vApp template. If you select this option, and guest customization is enabled, the guest operating system is personalized.

Customize VM settings

Guest operating system is personalized regardless of the vApp template settings, and the guest operating system is personalized when the vApp is deployed. This option requires that a supported version of VMware Tools be installed on all virtual machines in the vApp.

5

Choose whether or not to mark the vApp template as a Gold Master in the catalog.

If you mark a vApp template as a Gold Master, this information appears in the list of vApp templates.

6

To reset the vApp template storage lease, select the Reset lease check box and select a new storage lease.

7

Click OK.