vSphere 5 Auto-deploy in 20 steps

My Colleague Christiaan, also working with ITQ created a very helpful blog post I wanted to share with you! One of the new features of VMware vSphere is booting the ESXi hosts from PXE. This feature is called Auto-Deploy and gives you the ability to use stateless ESXi servers. Below is a step-by-step guide to get you started. It assumes you use the vCenter Virtual Appliance. of course auto deploy also works with any other DHCP/TFTP server and auto-deploy itself can be installed on a … [Read more...]