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vSphere High Performance Cookbook - Second Edition by Prasenjit Sarkar, Christopher Kusek, Kevin Elder

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How to do it…

The first step is to download the HCIBench software:

  1. Go to https://labs.vmware.com/flings/hcibench.
  2. Download the HCIBench<version>.ova file.

Now, deploy the controller VM and perform the following steps:

  1. Log in to vSphere Web Client.
  2. Navigate to the Hosts and Clusters view, then right-click on your cluster and select Deploy OVF Template.
  3. In the wizard, browse and select the HCIBench<version>.ova file we downloaded earlier. Click on Next.
  4. Enter the name of the new VM and select the desired datacenter. Click on Next.
  5. Select the desired host or cluster. Click on Next.
  6. Review the details and click on Next.
  7. Read the license agreement and click on Accept. Click on Next.
  8. Select thin provisioning for the disk format. Select the desired ...

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