Precautions when cloning a RHEL system in VMware

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Issue

  • What precautions should be taken when cloning a RHEL system in VMware?
  • While cloning a VM from VMware template the original registration number will remain and any modification on the cloned VM may affect the original template.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • VMware

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