3Install, Upgrade, and Configure ESX Server

CERTIFICATION OBJECTIVES

3.01 Introduction to ESX Server

3.02 ESX Server Installations

3.03 The vSphere Client

3.04 Upgrade to ESX Server 4.0

3.05 Configure Basic ESX Server Security

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In this chapter I will introduce VMware ESX Server 4.0 and ESXi Server 4.0. We’ll talk about the installation requirements for running ESX Server and about its basic architecture. Once you understand the installation requirements, we will perform a number of step-by-step installations and then do a step-by-step upgrade of an existing ESX 3.5 Server. Once we have all of these ESX 4.0 Servers, ...

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