VCP5-DT Objective 3.2–Configure Automated Pools Using Full Clones

Objective 3.2 – Configure Automated Pools Using Full Clones

For this objective I used the following resources:

  • VMware View Administration documentation
  • VMware KB Article – Differences Between QuickPrep and Sysprep

NOTE – A majority of the sections below are the same as Objective 3.1 Configure Automated Pools Using Linked Clones of the study guide.

Knowledge

Identify Floating vs. Dedicated Assignments

See this section in Objective 3.1 Configure Automated Pools Using Linked Clones

Identify Pool Settings

See this section in Objective 3.1 Configure Automated Pools Using Linked Clones

Identify Provisioning Settings

See this section in Objective 3.1 Configure Automated Pools Using Linked Clones

Identify Template

When using Full Clones as your desktop sources in a pool during the pool creation you do not select a snapshot of your golden image as you would with a Linked Clone pool. You specify an existing Template as your golden image to which you deploy the new full desktops from:

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Last but not least when finishing up the pool select a previously created Guest Customization Specification:

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Identify vCenter Server Resource Settings

See this section in Objective 3.1 Configure Automated Pools Using Linked Clones

Identify Guest Customization Settings

See this section in Objective 3.1 Configure Automated Pools Using Linked Clones

Happy Studying!

-Jason

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