Linked Clone is an optional setting which can be set by admin in a VM Template. The list of pre-requisites of linked clone are listed below
VMware PowerCLI version 18.104.22.168 - To be installed on the RP server(s)
A new directory needs to be created on the first level directory on the datacenter in vCenter server.
Create a new VM with the required software's and configurations.
Create a snapshot of the VM
Once a VM is created, a snapshot of the VM should be created
Hybr uses VM Template to provision VMs. To enable Linked Clone, Admin should set the linked clone properties in Hybr VM Template.
Parent VM Name
Parent VM Folder Name
Parent VM's snapshot name
For all existing templates, CLI shall be used to update the templates with the Linked Clone parameters.
In Parent VM – (One time Process)
Enabled Administrator User Set password for the Administrator
User UAC we brought down
Shut down the parent VM
Snapshot to be taken on the Parent VM