Configuring Auto Deploy for ESXi hosts

Auto Deploy is the VMware feature that can deploy hundreds of ESXi hosts automatically. To understand Auto Deploy, let's take a look at its architecture:

Configuring Auto Deploy for ESXi hosts

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So, we need to work through the installation stages by navigating to Image Profile → Host Profile → Auto Deploy.

The Auto Deploy server stores the following information:

  • Image state: This is the required software that needs to be run on an ESXi server. The source of this information is the image profile, created using ...

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