How to setup VMware vcenter for 2 hosts?

These are using 2 VMware esxi 5.0 hosts. We are intended to setup a vcenter (2k8 based windows), shall we use vcenter 5.0? or can we use vcenter 5.5. I ever tried to setup v5.0 vcenter, but failed to get it up. The problem being, IIS was detected installed, so during the web client setup, I changed port https/http ports to 9443 & 9090. As during the vcenter installation, ports changed as follows:

https: 8443
   http:  8080
   heartbeat: 902
   webservices http: 8090
   webservices https: 8091
   webservices change service notification port: 60099
   ldap: 389
   ssl: 636

Now, I can't even browse the web client > https://localhost:9443/admin-app. I saw all vmware services are running.

please help, thanks.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
I would start with at least 5.5 or 6.0.

I would not install vCenter Server on any server, which has anything currently running, including IIS. Is this a virtual server ? Do you have another server you could setup, or use the Linux Appliance (VCSA) and take the headache out of it, saved a WIndows OS license!

HOW TO: Install and Configure VMware vSphere vCenter Server 5.5 for Windows

HOW TO: Install and Configure VMware vSphere vCenter Server 6.0 for Windows

Have you considered using the Linux Appliance ? (VCSA), much easier now to install and get running.
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MichaelBalackAuthor Commented:
Hi Andrew,

Does this mean vcenter server 5.5 can support ESXi host 5.0?

I don't mind using VCSA, but a question is: Does VCSA support HA for 2 hosts?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Does this mean vcenter server 5.5 can support ESXi host 5.0?

Yes.

I don't mind using VCSA, but a question is: Does VCSA support HA for 2 hosts?

Yes
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MichaelBalackAuthor Commented:
The expert - Andrew provide few great articles that led to the problem solving on vcenter setup.
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