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For version 5.1, which copy do I download for the esxi hosts?
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if you servers are branded, e.g. HP, IBM, or DELL, download the OEM ESXi 5.1 from their websites. It includes additional drivers and functions to comminicate with the server hardware not found in the VMware Website version.

see my EE Articles for installation

HOW TO: Install and Configure VMware vSphere Hypervisor 5.1 (ESXi 5.1)

HOW TO: Connect to the VMware vSphere Hypervisor 5.1 (ESXi 5.1) using the vSphere Client
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