How can I edit my VMware VM?


How can I edit my VMware VM settings?
The easiest way to edit a VM is using the vSphere client. If you have not downloaded the vSpere client, Please refer to the following article:
 
What software should I use to manage my VMWare ESXi 5.1 server?
Editting an existing VM:
* After you have logged into vSphere, select the VM that you wish to install an operating system on from the left navigation menu. This will open the Getting Started page in the main navigation window
* Under Basic Tasks, click on Edit virtual machine settings. Please note that the VM needs to be in a stopped state. 
* The Virtual Machine Properties window will open. From here you can edit the VM settings, such as CPU number, memory, network adapter settings, and more. 
Note: It is recommended that you do not edit a VM after you have installed the guest OS as it may cause stability issues with the guest. 
* Once you have made all the edits, click OK to save them. 
You can now start your VM. 
The easiest way to edit a VM is using the vSphere client. If you have not downloaded the vSpere client, Please refer to the following article:
 
What software should I use to manage my VMWare ESXi 5.1 server?



Editting an existing VM:
  • After you have logged into vSphere, right-click on the VM you wish edit in the left navigation pane, and select Edit Settings

 

  • Under Basic Tasks, click on Edit virtual machine settings. Please note that the VM needs to be in a stopped state before you can make changes.

 

  • The Virtual Machine Properties window will open. From here you can edit the VM settings, such as CPU number, memory, network adapter settings, and more. 

 

Note: It is recommended that you do not edit a VM after you have installed the guest OS as it may cause stability issues with the guest. 
  • Once you have made all the edits, click OK to save them. 

 

You can now start your VM with the new settings. 

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