Creating or Editing Offline Virtual Machine
Use the following procedures to create or edit an offline
virtual machine group.
Important A virtual machine group can
only contain virtual machines from one VMM library
To create an offline virtual machine
In the Actions pane, under Update Offline Virtual
Machines in Library, click New Group.
Note If you
cannot view the Actions pane, on the main toolbar, click
Actions to display it.
On the Create a Library Virtual Machine Group page of
the New Library Virtual Machine Group Wizard, type a name and a
description for the group. You can use the description to help
identify the group, for example if the group name is standardized
and you need additional "friendly" information to easily identify
Also on this page, if you select the In the available list,
include virtual machines in saved state or with checkpoints
option, saved state virtual machines appear in the available list,
that you can then add to the Selected virtual machines
If your Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) system has more than one
library server, expand the VMM Library server drop-down
list, and then click the name of the library server that holds the
virtual machines with which you want to work.
In the Available offline virtual machines list, select
the offline virtual machines to place in this group, click the
arrow button to move them into the Selected virtual machines
list (click the double-arrow button to move all of the virtual
machines into the list).
Click Finish to complete the wizard.
To edit an
existing offline virtual machine group
In the Groups pane of the tool console, expand the
Virtual Machine Servicing Tool Groups tree node, and then
click the Virtual Machine Groups in Library node to display
the current list of offline virtual machine groups in the results
pane of the tool console.
In the list of offline virtual machine groups, select the group
you want to edit, and then, in the Actions pane, under
Update Offline Virtual Machines in Library, click Edit
On the EditGroup page, you can change the
description of the offline virtual machine group, and you can add
or remove offline virtual machines. Remember that all of the
offline virtual machines in the group must be from the same VMM