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Import Virtual Machine from Image to VMware

  1. Connect to your vSphere infrastructure using vSphere Web client, right-click the object you need (datacenter, ESXi host, VM folder or resource pool) and select Deploy OVF Template.

    NOTE: If you are running VMware 6.0, connect to vSphere using the on-premises vSphere client and select File Deploy OVF Template.

  2. Follow the instructions in the table below:

    Step Description


    Browse for the folder that contains the Netwrix Auditor virtual appliance template.

    OVF Template Details

    Review information on this template.

    Name and Location

    Select a name for the new virtual machine (optional; default name is "Netwrix Auditor").

    NOTE: The name must be unique within the Inventory folder; it may contain up to 80 characters including spaces.

    Resource Pool

    Select a resource pool to deploy Netwrix Auditor virtual appliance.


    Select the destination storage.

    Disk Format

    To optimize the disk space, it is recommended to select Thin Provision.

    Network Mapping

    If you have multiple networks on your ESXi Server, select the Destination network for a new virtual machine.

    Ready to Complete

    Review your virtual machine settings. Click Finish to complete the wizard.

  3. Select the newly created virtual machine and click Power On.

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