Installing server 2010 R2 x64 on ESXi Server
Posted on 2011-03-24
I have set up an ESXi host within a Workstation 7 infrastructure. Though when I tried to create a Server 2010 R2 x64 virtual machine, I keep getting the message: "this virtual machine is configured for 64 bit guest operating systems. However, 64 bit operation is not possible. This host does not support VT". That's what I get every time I power on a virtual machine where I'm trying to get it to boot an 64 bit ISO. My physical server is Poweredge 2950 which supports VT (I have enabled VT in the Bios also). Yet, when I enabled the CPU mode to Intel VT-x/EPT or AMD-V/RVI on the ESXi host, I received a message saying "This host does not support EPT. Using hardware virtualization with a software MMU"
Any ideas on how to install x64 bit server on a virtualized ESX 4.1?