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need to download the latest ESXi or vmware free version for a test lab

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I have probably had this explained to me before, but I was just given a power server to use as a test lab and want to make sure I build it right. I need to download ESXi 5 or the latest version and I want to make sure it still works after 60 days. I want the free version. What exactly do I look for and do I need to look for a key during my download? I think I made a mistake earlier of not picking up a key with the downloand, so I had nothing to enter during the install. All advice welcome...thanks
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE Fellow)VMware and Virtualization Consultant
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Go to this link, register and download, and use the license key displayed and assign to server.

https://www.vmware.com/tryvmware/index.php?p=free-esxi5&lp=default
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Commented:
If you WANT to evaluate for 60 days, which means use ALL the advanced NON-FREE features, JUST APPLY the license on the 59/60th day!

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thanks