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Deploy VCSA 6.0 in ESX

posted 10 Feb 2016, 13:46 by DR Labs   [ updated 10 Apr 2016, 00:03 ]
Download VCSA 6.0 ISO
https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details?productId=490&downloadGroup=VC600
open with WINRAR and extract vmware-vcsa from the vcsa folder then rename it with the extension .ova
deploy into ESXi but don't power on
once deployed download the vmx file and add the following configuration, changing where necessary then power on-
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guestinfo.cis.appliance.net.addr.family = "ipv4"
guestinfo.cis.appliance.net.mode = "static"
guestinfo.cis.appliance.net.addr = "192.168.0.199"
guestinfo.cis.appliance.net.prefix = "24"
guestinfo.cis.appliance.net.gateway = "192.168.0.1"
guestinfo.cis.appliance.net.dns.servers = "192.168.0.1"
guestinfo.cis.vmdir.password = "password123"
guestinfo.cis.appliance.root.passwd = "password123"
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when the vm finishes booting
open your browser and enter the address
Username - administrator@vsphere.local
Password - as above

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