How To Create a Clone of Existing Virtual
Suppose, I have a machine where I have kept the snapshot. I need to have those snapshots with another VM machine too. Let’s see, how to create a clone VM existing VMware virtual machine in windows. so
Once you have configured this setting, you can now perform the cloning task of any existing machine. This is a faster way to get a new fresh machine within a few minutes because it’s just creating a copy of the existing one like an image.
It depends on you want to have full machine or just a part of any snapshots.
So, I can create a clone for that. you have to select the stage you need to create the VM clone and now click on go to when the machine starts then shut it down. I selected the fresh centos stage.
Right-click on VM machine → Manage → clone then click on next.
Click on next
There’re two types of the clone. Create a linked clone means it will point this VM machine to the original one but it can’t be run without running the original one. Create a full clone means it will create or copy the VM which you have selected.
Now choose the location where you want to install.
It will ask you for confirmation to create a clone and click on the finish.
Then it will start the cloning process.
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It’s done and clicks on close.
The new CentOS machine is ready within a few seconds.
You’re done clone vmware virtual machine vm in windows