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Note: the other file is the ESXi 6 .iso file used in my previous blog post.
- 2 CPUs
- 8 GB of RAM
- Single Sign-On
We then choose a "System Network Name". For best results, we should have DNS configured with both forward and reverse lookup zones.
So here we select the embedded database option:
The next screen lists all the ports used by vCenter. Unless we have special reasons to use different ports, we can use the default ports shown here:
Here is the summary of our choices:
We click "Install" and the installation progresses:
If all goes well, we should see this: