Download and license vSphere

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Steps to download and license vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi 6.x & 7.x) To download and activate ESXi 6.x & 7.x: Navigate to the VMware vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi) Download Center. From the Select Version drop-down, select the version Click Download. If prompted, log in to your My VMware profile. If you do not have a profile, you must create … Read more

Your host does not meet minimum requirements to run VMware workstation

Your host does not meet minimum requirements to run VMware workstation with hyper-v or device/credential guard enabled

When installing VMware Workstation, you may see the following error- This issue is caused because the system does not meet certain minimum requirements. VMware Workstation and VirtualBox don’t work together with Hyper-V. These applications might not start virtual machines, or they may fall back to a slower, emulated mode. Your host does not meet minimum … Read more

32-bit ODBC DSN for vSphere

ODBC DSN

When you get around to installing vSphere,  if on a 64-bit Windows host in x86 compatibility mode, a 32-bit DSN is required for the database connection. If a DSN has been set up through Start > Administrative Tools > Data Sources (ODBC) the vSphere installer won’t be able to use this DSN. The 64-bit ODBC … Read more