VMware ESXi is an enterprise-class, type-1 hypervisor developed by VMware for deploying and serving virtual computers. VMware ESXi is a bare metal hypervisor that installs easily on your server and partition it into multiple virtual machine.

VMware ESXi is more efficient than hosted architecture .  It can easily partition hardware to increase consolidation ratio and cut cost for customer.

In this post we will see how to install  ESXi 6.5 step by step with screenshot .  first, you need to download the ISO from VMware. You may download  ESXi by clicking here.

 How to install vmware ESXi 6.5 step by step :-

Boot the server with downloaded ISO .  You can create bootable ISO usb disk using Rufus. utility.

To download rufus , You can go through this link . Rufus download

This is the first screen , you will see.

Press enter to start ESXi installation.

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The installer begins start.

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Press enter to continue installation process.

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Select disk in which you want to install vmware ESXi and press enter to continue.

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Select keyboard layout and press enter to continue.

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Enter root password for vmware ESXi and press enter to continue.

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After scanning system component . Now you can install  ESXi 6.5 by pressing F11

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ESXi nstallation is in progress…

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After installation is completed, A dialogue box appears that shows your ESXi installation has been installed successfully. And you have to restart your server to start using ESXi 6.5

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rebooting server…

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server is rebooting

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After rebooting. First screen appears.

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By pressing F2 , you can customize your ESXi setting.

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In this article we saw how to install VMware ESXi step by step.  I hope this is useful for you . We will discuss more about VMware in our next article.