Installing ESXi on Hyper V 2012


I want to build a vmware environment on Hyper V. Will use Openfiler as a storage.

Please let me know is it possible to build it on Hyper 2012?
Does Hyper V supports nested visualization?
Any other suggestion rather than Openfiler?
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Cliff GaliherCommented:
Nested virtualization is not currently supported.
Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
As stated nested virtualization is not currently supported.  

Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE Fellow)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Turn it on it's head, and install Hyper-V in ESXi - supported for Labs!

Nesting Hypervisors is supported in ESXi.
You can't. Hyper-V uses the the VT technology of your CPU exclusively, and any VM running won't be able to use that. ESXi requires VT to be able to run.

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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE Fellow)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
I would also recommend modern newer alternatives to Openfiler, it's old outdated, and has not been updated since 2009.

FreeNAS, Nexenta are far better storage solutions, or a Linux distro using ZFS, iSCSI and NFS or XPEnology!
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