After you have downloaded the ESX 4.0 Player Client, ESX 4.0 Player Client Utility and Virtual Infrastructure Client you need to install the software components. For Windows users there is an in-file installation; else the installers aredownloads. To install ESX 4.0 Server in a virtual machine as server or host, you need to
create a link to the esx-windows-client.exe and the vmware-esx-installer.bundleto your PATH environment. Then click Next. Select the location of the ESX Server 4.0.0.exe to create the Virtual Machine and follow the wizard.
Keep in mind that VMware Workstation is available in two editions, either Windows or Linux that does not include a remote desktop. All functions are downloadable and you can run a build with the features you need. VMware Workstation is compatible with the operating systems, Windows 98 (32- bit), Windows 98 SE (32-bit), Windows 2000 (32- bit, Service Pack 1) and Windows XP (32- bit, Service Pack 2). You can also run your computer clients in different systems or operating systems from Windows XP Service Pack 2 onward.
The license is a commercial license and every Dell EqualLogic EqualLogic supported server (Pro, Business and Enterprise versions) that has completed EOL (End of Life) software update can be upgrade to the latest OpenESX or ESX OpenESX version only. d2c66b5586