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VMware ESX Server in the Enterprise: Planning and Securing Virtualization Servers by Edward L. Haletky

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Appendix C. ESX Version 3 Graphical Installation

This appendix covers both clean installations and reinstallations/upgrades. The first installation screen is shown in Figure C.1.

Figure C.1. Main ESX Server 3 installation

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To run a text based install, enter esx text and then press Return. If nothing is typed, a graphical install will begin. However, the first screen, as shown in Figure C.2, is actually text based.

Figure C.2. Media test screen

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Use the media test selection to verify a downloaded ISO image either used to install via a virtual media ...

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