VMware vSphere ESXi

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VMware vSphere ESXi 3.5,4,5


ERPXE Module

  • Name: - VMware vSphere ESXi
  • Version: 3.5,4,5

Plugin type

Plugin type
VMware vSphere ESXi Anti-Virus Deployment Diagnostics OS Installation Live Media Recovery Tools
No No No Yes No No

Plugin Requirments

Plugin Requirments
VMware vSphere ESXi CIFS HTTP Internet NFS Linux OS Windows OS
No No No No Yes Yes

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Special Information

VMware ESX is an enterprise-level computer virtualization product offered by VMware, Inc.

ESX is a component of VMware's larger offering, VMware Infrastructure, and adds management and reliability services to the core server product.

The original ESX is being replaced by ESXi.

Linux Installation Instructions

Download vmwareX-XXX.tar.gz to /


extract vmwareX-XXX.tar.gz file:

tar -xvzf vmwareX-XXX.tar.gz

Download VMware ESXi 3.5,4,5 ISO Latest Version to /mnt/ :


Mount ISO file to temporary location (/mnt/cdrom/)

mkdir /mnt/cdrom/
mount -o loop /mnt/vmware-XXX.iso /mnt/cdrom/

Copy ISO content to appropriate directory: (LOWER CASE ONLY!)

VMware ESXi 3.5

cp /mnt/cdrom/* /tftpboot/er/plugins/vmware/esxi35

VMware ESXi 4.0/4.1

cp /mnt/cdrom/* /tftpboot/er/plugins/vmware/esxi4

VMware ESXi 5.0 (DO NOT OVERWRITE boot.cfg!)

cp /mnt/cdrom/* /tftpboot/er/plugins/vmware/esxi5

Verify files with filelist.txt in each folder.

All Done!