We recently had our environment upgraded from 5.5 to 6.5. vCenter and vSphere currently at 6.5.
I have created a customization spec for Windows including settings to name computer name as the VM name and Generate a new SID.
No domain join, just workgroup at the moment.
However, when I deploy a Windows 10 Pro 1709 VM using this customization spec, it does not rename it. I've waited and see the Reconfigure VM task took place, but did not rename it.
Anyone know what the deal is here?
in your customization specs did you check the box that says "use the virtual machine name". After deployment did you happen to watch the console of the VM to see if the VMware Customization process ran?
Yes I did that. Double checked it. I did not watch it, but do see the task entry that the VM reconfiguration took place.
Still not renaming it.
I will have to watch for it I guess. I guess I will contact support.
Any other comment?
Anti Virus software on a template interferes with the machine customization during the deployment of the templates. if you have Anti virus Install on template then uninstall it and try to deploy the Vm machine .