The installation of vCenter 5.5 on a Windows machine is done using the installer available on the vCenter Installation DVD. The installer can be initiated separately or run as part of the simple installation process.
In this chapter, we will be using the simple installer to perform a new installation of vCenter Server.
Let's take a look at the pre-install checks that need to be performed:
We won't be discussing these checks here, as these were discussed in the Performing an upgrade of vCenter Server section ...