16.Managing VMware vSphere vApps

In this lab you will learn how to create a vApp, power on a vApp and how to remove a vApp which you have created.

VMware vSphere vApp is a resource pool, it is a container and it can contain one or more virtual machines. It also shares the some of the functionalities with the virtual machines.

To create a vApp we have to go to vCenter > vApps and click on the Create a New vApp icon. and give the name as your name-vApp, i have give Shanith-vApp as my vApp name.

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Select the destination as your ESXi host and click next.

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In the resource allocation leave the configurations default and click on next.

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when it’s ready to complete click on Finish.

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to check if the vApp has been created you can go and check it. Go to vCenter click on Lab clusters or the VMS and Templates.

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you can drag your virtual machines in to the vApp. to expand the vApp click on related objects.

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right click on the vApp and select edit settings and change the value in the startup sequence. And you can power on and power off the vApp .

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If you do not need vApp by right clicking on to it and selecting delete from the disk.

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when all the configurations are completed your lab 16 is done.

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