Configure a customization specification for VMware Linux VMs

Customization specificationsĀ for Linux VMs specify configuration settings that the system applies after a user submits a request.

Before you begin

Role required: cloud_admin, vmware_operator

Procedure

  1. Navigate to VMware Cloud > Customization Specifications > Linux and click New.
  2. Enter a unique and descriptive Name that includes the operating system.

    The Name appears in the Operating System choice list for the catalog request item. The selection tells the provisioning task which configuration information to use.

  3. Enter the DNS name in the Domain field.
  4. Choose whether to use IP Pool or DHCP in the Choose networking through field.
  5. Click Submit.