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Take a Snapshot in the vSphere Client.#Using Snapshots To Manage Virtual Machines

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Here are the steps to make a snapshot.
Snapshots capture the entire state of the virtual machine at the time you take the snapshot. You can take a snapshot when a virtual machine is powered on, powered off, or suspended. If you are suspending a virtual machine, wait until the suspend operation finishes before you take a snapshot.
Enter Virtual server name or ip address, then enter the credentials to connect to Vsphere client.



In Virtual Machines, find virtual server name, right-click on it.  Go to Snapshot > Take Snapshot





Inventory>Virtual Machine>Snapshot>Take Snapshot.


When you click on Take Snapshot.  Fill out a name, and description, and UNCHECK “Snapshot the virtual machine’s memory”.


Adding a date and time or a description, for example, "Snapshot before applying XYZ patch," can help you determine which snapshot to restore or delete.
This will create a snapshot of the virtual machine.
After you take the snapshot, you can view its status in the Recent Tasks f…

Steps to apply Windows Updates on Windows Server 2003.#Windows Updates

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Steps to update Windows Patch in the windows server 2003 version:
             1)Take Remote Desktop Program to the windows Server.
             2)In Internet Explorer, go to Safety > Windows Update



             3)On the Windows Update page, click Custom              4)Install all High Priority and Software updates. And then click “Install Updates” button on the page.
           You will have to restart the server several times and run windows update again since new updates may depend on other updates.  So just keep rebooting and running Windows Update  until there are no more updates available.  Also some updates can only be installed alone.