VMware vSphere 6 and creating VMs, boot to CD or ISO Store

When trying to create VMs in VMware vSphere 6 for some reason the newly created VMs will not boot to the CD/DVD drive or to an ISO Store when connected to the CD/DVD drive.  This problem did not seem to exist in VMware 5.5, but in 6.0  and when using the VMware 6 Web Client a newly created VM just seems to try and load an IP address from the network (PXE) and then says 'No Operating System Found' and does not even look at the CD/DVD drive or ISO store.  In VMware 5.5 there did not seem to be a problem creating a new VM, connecting the CD/DVD Rom drive by checking the box, going to Edit Settings to select the Boot Options, Force BIOS Setup on boot and selecting Boot from CD/DVD Rom first on the list, putting the install media in the correct CD/DVD drive (on host or vSphere machine), and then powering on the VM.   Did something change in vSphere 6  or are steps being missed here ?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Are you doing something different to what is in my EE Articles, these are also applicable to 6.0.

Part 3: HOW TO: Create an ISO CD-ROM/DVD-ROM image (*.iso), and MD5 checksum signature, for use with VMware vSphere Hypervisor 5.1 (ESXi 5.1)

Part 4: HOW TO: Upload an ISO CD-ROM/DVD-ROM image to a VMware datastore for use with VMware vSphere Hypervisor 5.1 (ESXi 5.1) using the vSphere Client, and checking its MD5 checksum signature is correct.

The VM will not boot from the ISO, if it's not connected or the ISO is incorrect, not bootable or corrupted.

Also check the BOOT Order in the VM POST is CDROM Drive.

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LGroup1Author Commented:
Okay, thanks. I also had to select the VMware 5.5 platform for the VM and disable the NIC in order to get it to boot to the ISO file for the install.  For some reason the VMware 6.0 VM platform will not work correctly when booting to an ISO or CD/DVD drive ...
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