A template is a fully preconfigured operating system environment – a tar + gzip archive that contains the root directory of an operating system. A basic template includes the data needed for a minimum OS installation, but templates may also include applications and additional OS components.
OnApp templates are used to deploy virtual servers in your cloud. The OnApp template library includes over 100 VS templates based on various 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows and Linux operating systems. OnApp customers can also access a large number of JumpBox virtual compute resources and deploy them as templates in OnApp.
This section provides detailed instructions for assigning a template to a specific user, transferring templates between clouds, etc., and includes the tips for resolving the issues related to templates.