Solved

Dell T300 configuration for ESXi

Posted on 2009-05-19
4
1,615 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-11
What would be a good hardware configuration for a Dell T300 to be used for testing SBS 2008 on ESXi?
0
Comment
Question by:daveamc
  • 3
4 Comments
 
LVL 19

Expert Comment

by:vmwarun - Arun
ID: 24425089
Will the Server run only SBS 2008 under VMware ESXi ?
0
 
LVL 19

Expert Comment

by:vmwarun - Arun
ID: 24425116
Dell T300 is officially not supported for installing ESX 3.5 or 3i

Hardware Compatibility List - http://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/search.php?action=search&deviceCategory=server&productId=1&advancedORbasic=advanced&maxDisplayRows=50&key=Dell&release[]=-1&datePosted=-1&partnerId[]=23&formFactorId[]=3&stepping=&nsockets=&ncores=&max_mem=&rorre=0
0
 
LVL 19

Accepted Solution

by:
vmwarun - Arun earned 500 total points
ID: 24425150
In order to install ESXi, you would need a server that has a minimum of 2 physical CPU Sockets.
0
 

Author Comment

by:daveamc
ID: 24425167
For the time being that is all it will run.  My intent is to learn the details of managing sbs 2008 in a ESX environment, once that is done the machine will be put to some other un-defined, as yet, use.
0

Featured Post

Netscaler Common Configuration How To guides

If you use NetScaler you will want to see these guides. The NetScaler How To Guides show administrators how to get NetScaler up and configured by providing instructions for common scenarios and some not so common ones.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Is your company's data protection keeping pace with virtualization? Here are 7 dynamic ways to adapt to rapid breakthroughs in technology.
In this article, I am going to show you how to simulate a multi-site Lab environment on a single Hyper-V host. I use this method successfully in my own lab to simulate three fully routed global AD Sites on a Windows 10 Hyper-V host.
Teach the user how to configure vSphere Replication and how to protect and recover VMs Open vSphere Web Client: Verify vsphere Replication is enabled: Enable vSphere Replication for a virtual machine: Verify replicated VM is created: Recover replica…
This video shows you how to use a vSphere client to connect to your ESX host as the root user. Demonstrates the basic connection of bypassing certification set up. Demonstrates how to access the traditional view to begin managing your virtual mac…

816 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

9 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now