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How to Install VMware ESXi 6.5 Hypervisor

How to Install VMware ESXi 6.5 Hypervisor

In this blog, I’ll show you How to Install VMware ESXi 6.5 Hypervisor which Is the 6th major release of the market leader.

There Is no debut, VMware ESXi Is the best Hypervisor In terms of performance, Market share and popularity used by 99% of enterprises.

Steps to Install VMware ESXI 6.5

Like other releases, ESXi 6.5 brings better performance, more Security, reliability and removed some of the limitation that we had In previous releases like the 2TB Data Store Volume limit which doesn’t exist now.

The minimum requirement to for ESXi Installation are:

  • Dual Core CPU
  • 4 GB RAM Memory (recommended 8 GB)
  • 1 X GbE Network Adapter
  • 1 X Single 4 GB Local Storage

To get started, I’ve loaded the Installation to a bootable USB drive and booted the Server from it as you can see below:

How to Install VMware ESXi 6.5 Hypervisor
How to Install VMware ESXi 6.5 Hypervisor
How to Install VMware ESXi 6.5 Hypervisor
How to Install VMware ESXi 6.5 Hypervisor

In the Welcome Screen, Click Enter

Press F11

In the screen below, Select where you want to Install ESXi on the Server

Select Keyboard layout

Set the password

Wait

If you manage to get to the screen below, It means your Server passed all the requirements to Install ESXi

Wait for the Installation to finish

When done, Take a note Https:// URL In the Login Screen of the Server

Login to the Management Console

Done

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