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How to Export a vSphere ESXi 6.7 Virtual Machine

Login to the ESXi Host

First of all, login to the web management interface of the ESXi 6.7 host by typing the IP address into a web browser.

 

ESXi 6.7 Login ScreenESXi 6.7 Login Screen
 

 

 

Export the VM as an OVF

Click on Virtual Machines, right click on the name of the virtual machine you want to export, then click Export.

 

Step 1Step 1
 

 

Click Export.

 

Step 2Step 2
 

 

Choose a location to save the OVF file to.

 

Step 3Step 3
 

 

Save the VMDK files to the same location.

 

Step 4Step 4
 

 

Wait for the export to complete and then check the location on your local machine for the exported files.

 

OVF ExportedOVF Exported
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