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vmware ESXi running on EXT3 or EXT4 file system?

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From my understanding virtual machines are running  top of VMFS and ESX is running on ext3 or ext4 file sytem. Am I right?
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Thank you, but If I want to run ESX on vm guest, how would it work? It will format from VMFS to ext3 or ext4?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 2000 total points
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if you want to create a Nested ESX installation, it will create ESX partitions, ext3,4 and create vmfs partition for the datastore, inside a virtual disk, vmdk, which is stored on the hosts vmfs datastore
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