1. On the Virtual Datacenters dashboard screen, click the card of the virtual data center you want to explore and select Virtual Machines from the left panel.
  2. Click NEW VM.
  3. Enter the name and the computer name for the virtual machine.
    1. Important The computer name can contain only alphanumeric characters and cannot consist of digits only.
  4. Select whether you want the VM to power on right after it is created.
  5. (Optional) Enter a meaningful description.
  6. Select the Template with the desired OS that you want to deploy.
    1. Name: The OS of the Template
    2. Catalog: The location of the Template
      1. Make sure the Catalog location lines up with the datacenter location you are deploying to.
      2. If you select a template from another location it may take a while to deploy.
  7. Click Ok.
  8. You can watch the creation of the VM in the Recent Tasks, the VM will show busy as it is creating.