God. It sounds like that i had spent mutiple days on a complex task.
We are also trying to drive esx3i to operate the VMs through VCL now. It is
keeping pace with the provisioning of the esx3i.
In addition, I have seen some information to install the esx3i automatically
through pxe, but it has not been proved proper till now. I will have a try
later and tell you folks if any achievement.
The link is as follows:
you can also see the links in that site.
Thank you so much.
2009/4/16 Brian Bouterse <bmbou...@ncsu.edu>
> No virtual center is not required in any way for ESX 3i. When you say
> you're installing it for a month, do you mean you've downloaded the ESX3i
> .iso installer from vmware, burned it to a CD, and am installing it from the
> CD? ESX 3i has to be installed manually today, VCL cannot "deploy" the ESX
> 3i hypervisor onto bare metal through any provisioning technique (xcat, esx,
> etc ...).
> xcat isn't well suited to managing ESX resources. This is why the ESX
> provisioning module (esx.pm) was written to use the VMware API to drive
> VMware resources (ESX and ESX 3i). Are you using the esx.pm module?
> Brian Bouterse
> Secure Open Systems Initiative
> On Apr 15, 2009, at 10:51 PM, 杨杰 wrote:
> I have been trying to install a VMware ESXi Server to a bare metal machine
>> for a month, but things are not going on well.
>> I am using VCL1.6+xCAT1.3 now. How could i make it in the current
>> environment ? In addition, i got from the vmware bbs that the virtual
>> is demanded to install the esxi automatically. Should i install the
>> center ?
>> I got some information from the mail some days ago that the function of
>> install esxi is not supported by xcat1.3 completely, and there would be a
>> version of vcl which could support xcat2.1 recently. Is it right ? And
>> or where could i get it ?
>> Thank you !
>> Yang Jie（杨杰）
>> Team of MRMSS, Xi'an Jiaotong University
>> Department of Computer Science and Technology, Xi’an Jiaotong University
>> TEL: +8613468883723;029-82665263 EXT.24
>> MSN: xtyangjie2...@yahoo.com.cn
>> E-mail: xtyang...@gmail.com
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