A Run vSphere in a Virtual Environment for Testing

In this appendix we will cover installing vSphere in a virtual environment. We will discuss the reasons you would want to install vSphere in a virtual environment and the hardware and software requirements to do so. We will then look at installing an ESx 4.0 Host, a vCenter Server, and an iSCSI storage appliance. Once you know how to do the installs, we will discuss the different types of scenarios you should run in the test environment when preparing for the VCP exam.

Why Should You Run vSphere in a Virtual Environment?

You might want to run vSphere in a virtual environment for a number of reasons. Since you are currently preparing for the VCP exam, the most obvious reason is to learn about ...

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