Clone VM instance on VMWare ESXi 6.0

You can follow 02 link below to clone the VM on your VMWare ESXi 6.0 without vCenter plugin.

1.How to clone virtual machines in VMware ESXi

2.Networking does not work in a cloned Linux virtual machine (2002767)

You need to modify the MAC Address after you clone the VM. After that reboot server to apply new configuration.

Depend on which OS you need to want to deploy. Example : I want install Red Hat and after that I want to clone this VM to another ones.

You shoud read this answer below to modify the hostname and ip address after copied :

RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 – Edit Hostname

02 steps need to config your VM Windows server 2008

You need to enable ping, Remote Desktop and FTP service for configurate Windows Server 2008.

1.Enbale ping, Remote Desktop from external network. Link : Allow Remote Desktop Services and Ping Through Firewall on Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows 7

2.Enable FTP service so that you can upload/download from your computer to Windows Server 2008. Link : Installing a Secure FTP Server on Windows using IIS