I am having a hell of a time getting a brand new DL360 G8 to boot a VMware .iso from a USB stick. I do not have an external USB cd/dvd drive and I am not sure if that would work. I want to boot from it to then install on the internal SD card.
Extract your ISO to the USB using steps below. Then go into the BIOS and set USB as your first boot option, plug the USB stick in and reboot.
Install ESXi 5.1 using USB Flash Drive
Teach the user how to use configure the vCenter Server storage filters
Open vSphere Web Client: Navigate to vCenter Server Advanced Settings: Add the four vCenter Server storage filters: Review the advanced settings: Modify the values of the four v…