You need a windows machine to get the appliance installed.
Open the ISO from a Windows machine – Install the VMware-ClientIntegrationPlugin
Sometimes it takes very long time to install . May be me more than 20 minutes. It’s a known Issue as of 12/27/2015.
Open the Setup File
Enter the Esxi Server Information to get the VCenter Server Appliance 6.0 Installed and Configured.
Security Untrusted SSL Prompt – Say Yes.
Enter Embedded Platform Services Controller for Smaller Deployments.
Create a new SSO Domain –
Leaving it as defaults
SSO Domain – vsphere.local
SSO Site name: – Default-First-Site
Choose Tiny (My case)
Choose the Data store –
Use an embedded Database –
Am Entering the system name as IPs, I don’t want to have any dependencies on the DNS.
Leave SSH unchecked.
Use vCenter Server Appliance Deployment
Username – email@example.com
Use a browser or VMware vShere Client –
Now you can create a new Datacenter – Add the Esxi host.