Steps to make a clean VM for use as a template or clone

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Issue

  • How can I prepare a clean RHEL VM so that can be used as a template for creating new VMs?
  • Need to unconfigure a RHEL guest so it can be cloned in the future.
  • What is the equivalent of Windows sysprep for RHEL?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Virtualization
  • KVM

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