Virtualization

Step-by-step: Installing ESXi as a virtual machine

Configure disk storage space

Configuring the virtual ESXi host to have 4 GB of disk storage space will be ample for the installation of ESXi; but not for running a virtual machine in most situations. The virtual ESXi server can be configured to connect to a shared storage resource (SAN/NAS); and work in a cluster with other ESXi servers in a cluster or access existing virtual machines.

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