Assigning an ESXi 6.5 License
VMware ESXi 6.5 is available in several editions. In this article we will show you how to install a license for ESXi after installing ESXi 6.5. In this example we use the free vSphere Hypervisor license.
Licenses for VMware vSphere 6.5 can be obtained here:
- Free vSphere Hypervisor license: Download VMware vSphere Hypervisor for Free
- All other licenses: Thomas-Krenn VMware vSphere 6 license configurator
Log in to the ESXi Server's host client by connecting to a web browser on https://ESXI-IP-ADRESSE/UI. Then do the following:
Author: Werner Fischer
Werner Fischer, working in the Web Operations & Knowledge Transfer team at Thomas-Krenn, completed his studies of Computer and Media Security at FH Hagenberg in Austria. He is a regular speaker at many conferences like LinuxTag, OSMC, OSDC, LinuxCon, and author for various IT magazines. In his spare time he enjoys playing the piano and training for a good result at the annual Linz marathon relay.