Wednesday , January 23 2019

Installing VCenter Server Appliance 6.0

You need a windows machine to get the appliance installed.

Download – https://my.vmware.com/group/vmware/details?productId=490&downloadGroup=VC600U1

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Open the ISO from a Windows machine – Install the VMware-ClientIntegrationPlugin

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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

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Choose install

Enter the Esxi Server Information to get the VCenter Server Appliance 6.0 Installed and Configured.

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Security Untrusted SSL Prompt – Say Yes.

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Enter Embedded Platform Services Controller for Smaller Deployments.

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Create a new SSO Domain –

Leaving it as defaults

SSO Domain – vsphere.local

SSO Site name: – Default-First-Site

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Choose Tiny (My case)

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Choose the Data store –

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Use an embedded Database –

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Am Entering the system name as IPs, I don’t want to have any dependencies on the DNS.

Leave SSH unchecked.

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Use vCenter Server Appliance Deployment

Username – administrator@vsphere.local

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Use a browser or VMware vShere Client –

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Now you can create a new Datacenter – Add the Esxi host.

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About Satheshwaran Manoharan

Satheshwaran Manoharan is an Microsoft Exchange Server MVP , Publisher of CareExchange.in
Supporting/Deploying/Designing Microsoft Exchange for some years.
Extensive experience on Microsoft Technologies.

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One comment

  1. Great Charles..
    and thank you so much for these real troubleshooting guide.
    Can you pls suggest about Azure.

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