Installing VMware vSphere 5.5 - Quick Tour

So if you haven’t gone through it in your lab, what is better than getting an idea of how to install vSphere 5.5 with a few screenshots. For the beginners out there I just wanted to walk through the process really quick like.

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Boot from the media!

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Still looks very familar if you have done this before. Of course if you are so awesome why are you still reading?

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Look! It’s vSAN

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Is it VSAN, vSAN or Vsan?

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I always use password123 - just so it is easy. Just kidding. SRSLY!

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By the way a note to VMware: Hitting F11 is not awesome on a Mac. Just hold every key on the bottom left side of the keyboard and hit volume down key for those that have always been mac people and thought F11 is some kind of Air Force project. Actually just FN +F11

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Woot! Now you are a pro. Go take the VCP. Oh and study a bunch first.

Now it is time to add it to your vCenter.

Written on September 26, 2013