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.
The installer begins start.
Press enter to continue installation process.
Select disk in which you want to install vmware ESXi and press enter to continue.
Select keyboard layout and press enter to continue.
Enter root password for vmware ESXi and press enter to continue.
After scanning system component . Now you can install ESXi 6.5 by pressing F11
ESXi nstallation is in progress…
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
server is rebooting
After rebooting. First screen appears.
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.