Warning during ESXi installation

 During the installation of ESXi v6, I ran into the following warning and I wonder if it is something that I need to address/change in BIOS.

 Error(s)/Warning(s) found during system scan:
 Warning: <Hardware_virtualization warning: Hardware_virtualization is not a feature of the CPU or is not enabled in the BIOS>

  What does it mean?
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It means exactly what it says. You may be able to enable in BIOS. Is your machine VM capable? Has it ever had VM installed? You can go to VM's site and see if your box is supported.

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sgleeAuthor Commented:
It is supposed to be compatible. Let me check.
Try going to BIOS settings and verify if Virtualization Technology (VT) is enabled.  It might be in Advanced BIOS settings.
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sgleeAuthor Commented:
Ok. I will report back tomorrow.
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Also make sure you have a CPU which includes Intel VT and your Server is on the HCL.
sgleeAuthor Commented:
BIOS CPU VT settingIt turned out that CPU VT setting, by default, was disabled, so I enabled it.

Any reason why the vendor or for that matter INTEL would keep it disabled by default?
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:

Some organisations have it disabled for security reasons.
sgleeAuthor Commented:
Got you.
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