Master for Cloning

Clicking Virtualization > Mark as Master for Cloning in computer details displays the following pop-up window:

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ESET recommends that you select one of the Cloned computers identity handling options before creating the VDI pool:

Match with existing computers - See the Match with an existing computer every time option.

Create new computers - See the Create a new computer every time option.

 

If you do not use VMware instant clones or Citrix XenCenter/XenServer machine catalogs, skip the VDI naming pattern settings and click Save. You can change the Master for Cloning settings later in computer details:

Adjust the settings by clicking the gear icon in the Virtualization tile.

Remove the settings by clicking Virtualization > Unmark as Master for Cloning.

ESET PROTECT Cloud supports:

VMware Horizon 8.x instant clones

Citrix XenCenter/XenServer 8+ machine catalogs

If you set up VMware instant clones or a Citrix XenCenter/XenServer machine catalogs, provide the VDI naming pattern settings:

1.Select the Identify clones by VDI naming pattern check box.
 

2.Type the VDI naming pattern for clones.


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VDI naming pattern

ESET PROTECT Cloud recognizes only clones with names matching the naming pattern set in the VDI environment:

VMware - The VDI naming pattern must have a specified placeholder for a unique number {n} generated by the VDI infrastructure, for example, VM-instant-clone-{n}. Refer to the VMware documentation for more details on naming patterns.

Citrix XenCenter/XenServer - Use the hash # in the machine catalog naming scheme, for example, VM-office-##. Refer to the Citrix documentation for more details on naming scheme.

3.Click Save. You can change the Master for Cloning settings later in computer details:

Adjust the settings by clicking the gear icon in the Virtualization tile.

Remove the settings by clicking Virtualization > Unmark as Master for Cloning.