Booting the clone with the vsphere-clone builder?

I’m cloning a VM template with a particular vmx configuration that I cannot create using Packer. I need to boot the cloned VM and use the winrm communicator afterwards. Basically just like the vsphere-iso builder, only that it clones beforehand. Any way to do this?

Personally I would invoke govmomi for this job:

Have you looked at the vsphere-clone builder?

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