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building my test ESXi 4.1 server

Thor2923 asked
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
Ok this one should be pretty easy. After working with our VMWARE environment I have decided to build a home lab. I went to the vmware site and downloaded the iso and built my simple ESXi server, then logged into winodws and pointed my browser to the IP address of the server I just built. I got the vmware screen and assume I need to download the middle product in the list. I did not get that download to complete last night and I do recall the exact name of it. But my stupid question is, where do I install this other large ISO I need to download? Will this go on the same server as my ESXi install? Do I need another box with no other OS?? Will I need a license key? I am not building a farm, I just want to load a single host to practice with....all info appreciated...thanks
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