How to License a VMWare ESXI 5 server ?

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Hi Folks,

I've been running around the vmware website for the last hour trying to license my esxi server. Its starting to make me dizzy

All I want is to license it for free from vSphere client.

It sounds like its possible but everytime I click into myvmware all I get is rubbish, rubbish and more rubbish about evaluating and downloading.

Just what are the simple steps to licensing an already-setup vmware esxi instance ?

thanks
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Select the Host Server, Configuration Tab, Licensed Features, and add your License Key, that you've obtained by rergistration.
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Yay that worked. thank you so much. Its been 90 minutes of hell.
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