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How to create a Hyper-V VM template without VMM

Windows Server 2012 R2

In this post I will look at creating a virtual machine (VM) template that you can use to quickly deploy new VM’s from, without having to install and patch them each time.

It is particularly useful if you are in a small Hyper-V environment and don’t have System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM).

The beauty of using a template for VM deployment is standardisation. You deploy a known configuration which can be pre-patched which reduces time during the post deployment tasks.

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