vmware 6 Install

VMWARE version 6 Install

There is many ways to install ESXi hypervisor.

f you’re planning to run VMware ESXi 6 in production you should start at VMware HCL page to find a compatible hardware first. Here is how to search for compatible hardware system through VMware HCL here.

Different ways of installing and booting VMware ESXi :

  • USB Stick for ESXiInstallation to the USB stick which will be then used by the server to boot from
  • Installation to the local SATA/SAS or FC drives which can be configured on RAID1 for redundancy
  • Installation to SD Flash card
  • Boot from LUN via hardware iSCSI card, FC, or FCoE (Fiber channel over Ethernet)
  • Going stateless with Auto-Deploy