VMware ESXi Installation and Setup describes how to install and configure VMware ESXi™.

Intended Audience

VMware ESXi Installation and Setup is intended for experienced administrators who want to install and configure ESXi.

This information is written for experienced Windows or Linux system administrators who are familiar with virtual machine technology and data center operations. The information about using the Image Builder and VMware vSphere® Auto Deploy™ is written for administrators who have experience with Microsoft PowerShell and VMware vSphere® PowerCLI™.