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VMware VI3 Implementation and Administration by Eric Siebert

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Chapter 3. Building Your Virtual Environment

Now is it’s time to start constructing your virtual environment. There are several different components that you will be building for this, including a licensing server, ESX and ESXi hosts, and your vCenter Server. This phase is one of the most exciting because you can finally see your virtual environment take shape and materialize. You might be anxious to get started, but before you rush in and start building servers it is best to make sure you are prepared and fully understand all the many steps that you need to complete as part of building your environment.

Preparing to Build Your Virtual Environment

Before you start with building your environment, prepare everything you will need to install and ...

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