You can enable the vApp functionality for a virtual machine. This allows options specific for vApp to be set and configured for the virtual machine.

Enabling these options allow the virtual machine to receive an OVF Environment XML descriptor at boot time. The OVF environment can contain values for custom properties including network configuration and IP addresses.

1

Right-click the virtual machine and select Edit Settings.

a

To locate a virtual machine, select a datacenter, folder, cluster, resource pool, host, or vApp.

b

Click the Related Objects tab and click Virtual Machines.

2

Click the vApp Options tab.

3

Select Enable vApp options to activate vApps funtionality and to show the vApps options.

4

Click OK.