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New User : Need Help

Hello Everybody,

I am new to ESXI 5.0 and vSphere 5.0. (Infact I am new to this totally. Till date I have used only VMware Workstation.)

I have a new brand server kit with ESXI 5.0 installed and Vmware vSphere 5.0 client installed. I can connect to server kit.

There is nothing created in inventory. Fresh start up.

My Requirement:

I have 5 different teams which need Clean windows 7 X64 and Clean windows server 2008 R2 X64 for their respective work.

I do not want to create "new machine" every time i.e. 5 Win 7 and 5 Win server2k8 machines.

What should I do? What is best practice you expert suggest? How should I manage these 10 virtual machines?

Also please share the basic documentation to learn this.

Thanks a lot in advance.

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No one on community. Surprising !

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Using templates is probably the smoothest way for you.

Have a look at http://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-50/topic/com.vmware.vsphere.vm_admin.doc_50/GUID-F40130B0-0194-4A41-9...

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