VMware, 5.5

Install VMware ESXi 5.5

The Subject that i should write about long time ago
i show in my earlier blog How to Debloy CUCM in ESXI Now i will show you how to install that VMWare ESXi from the scratch
so first you need to have a CD of the ESXi which can be downloaded from their web site
https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details?productId=352&downloadGroup=ESXI550

Then Burn that ESXi image to CD and inseart in the Machine and it will start loading1

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Then it will appear a welcome message Just Press (Enter) Continue3
it will Ask you to Accept the End User License Agreement (EULA)4
it will start to Scan the Devices in your system5
Then Press (Enter) Continue to choose the Desk you need to install the ESXi on6
Then Choose the Language and Press (Enter) Continue7
it will prompt  you for Password
type your password and confirm it8
now Just press (F11) Install to start the installation
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And it will start 11
Now your CD Room will eject and will ask you to Reboot the System so
Press (Enter) Reboot12
The System will reboot and will come up Again13

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and finally your machine is up and you can see the http://0.0.0.0
so you need to configure your IP Address15
Press (F2) to configure your Machine16
it will ask you for the password that you earlier configured17
now go to (Configure Management Network) 18
then go to IP Configuration19
Select to Set Static IP Address
and fill the Filed
i Choose 192.168.208.209 as my ESXi IP Address
and press OK to confirm
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now when you go back it will ask you to restart the Management Network
just press (Y) Yes
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just to make sure an extra step try to test the reachability
go to Test management Network22
fill the Address that you want to ping
im trying to ping 192.168.208.1 which is my Gateway
and Press (Enter)OK
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and it ping went smoothly
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now let me go to VMware vSphere Client and put the IP Address of my ESXi and the name and Password of my ESXi and press Login
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Click Ignore for the Certificate5
And here is my Lovely Machine 6.PNG

And here to a new road of technology

;D

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