Posted on 2009-07-04
I am new to vmware world! I have IBM Blade S, and have one of the blade servers with 24GB of Ram and 2* 2.5 Quad Core cpu.. I want to use virtualization for that server, so that I will have RedHat Enter 5 64bit and windows 32bit 2003 R2...
I downloaded the free version of vmware ESXI, and installed it on server, but in order to create virtual machine I had to install vSphere client, which prompt me for 53 days trial! (Isn't that free)!!??
1- Is the ESXI free version of vmware?
2- How I can manage/create/use/remove Virtual machines from the server? Is the only way vsphere? is there anything free?
3- can I do anything from server console?
4- When I start the install the vmware virtual machine, it asked me for the number of CPU to use, and it seems it has to do with the number or licenses... What does that mean?
5- Can I increase/decrease the allocated ram/cpu/storage for each VM after creating it?