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Dear Experts:
Installed Vsphere ESXi5.0 on the thumb drive for the DellServer R710 and from the windows system through the vsphere client logged into the ESXi host. I have warning message under the Advanced tab from the Configuration Menu. Attached the print screen of the message, I do not know how to configure this or resolve this please help me how to go from here to fix this, Thanks in advance.

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I wouldn't worry about this.  It is used to "pass through" a physical device into a virtual machine such as a tape drive, an HBA, nic card, etc..

If you're not using it you can safely ignore
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Also for now have created one vm with guest OS of ubuntu and vcenter server appliance , please help.
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Hi sir thanks , but i make use of nic should i do something for the nic
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This is if you wanted to speciifically add a nic to a virtual machine.  If you want to use it for your typical vswitch configuration than it does not affect what you're trying to accomplish.
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