You can enable vSGX on an existing virtual machine.
You can enable vSGX for virtual machines running on vSphere 7.0 and later.
- The ESXi host must be installed on an SGX-capable CPU and SGX must be enabled in the host's BIOS. See vSGX Overview for supported Intel CPUs.
- The guest OS you use must be Linux, or Windows Server 2016 (64 bit) or later, or Windows 10 (64 bit) or later.
- The ESXi hosts running in your environment must be ESXi 7.0 or later.
- Verify that the virtual machine is turned off.
- The virtual machine must use EFI firmware.
- The virtual machine must use hardware version 17 or later.
- Connect to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Client.
- Right-click the virtual machine in the inventory that you want to modify and select Edit Settings.
- In the Edit Settings dialog box, under Security devices, select the Enable check box for SGX.
- Enter Enclave Page Cache (EPC) size and select Flexible Launch Control (FLC) mode accordingly.
- Under , ensure that EFI is selected.
- Click OK.