VMware ESXi 5.0 Installation
In the article, we will show how to install VMware ESXi 5.0. Thereby, we will do the installation from a USB stick. This configuration is supported by VMware, as shown in the Installing ESXi 5.0 from a USB Stick article. Please be sure that the hardware has been certified for ESXi 5.0.
The following gallery shows the individual installation steps, one after the other:
- System requirements: http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1003661
- VMware hardware compatibility list: http://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/search.php
- Installation and setup manual for vSphere 5.0: http://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-50/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-50-installation-setup-guide.pdf