Where do I put the serial for vmware esxi

Posted on 2009-12-20
Last Modified: 2012-05-08
I just installed vmware esxi free and it sayes that I have to register in 58 days or it might expire on me. Where do I go to input the serial?
Question by:kmeyntz
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    In the VI Client, go to Configuration, Licensed Features. Edit the License Source and change it from Evaluation to Use Serial Number and input the serial number that was emailed to you when
    you registered.
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    Assuming you have registered for the free single server or paid for specific edition, put in the serial as shown below


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