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Can the free versions of ESX start virtual machines when the host is started? If so, can you also define a start-up order, e.g. domain controller first, followed by a database server and then a web server?
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Yes, Virtual Machine Start up and Shutdown is a Feature of the ESXi Host OS, so it works for FREE ESXi.

You can define a start-up order.

see here

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Auto Start and Shutdown Virtual Machines

Just log into your ESX server using the vSphere GUI Client, click on the host, then click the Configuration tab. In the 'Software' box, click the Virtual Machine Startup/Shutdown link. In the upper right click Properties.

Automating the process of starting and stopping virtual machines on VMware ESX\ESXi (850)

http://www.vmadmin.co.uk/vmware/35-esxserver/111-esxautostartstop

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/VMWare/Q_26874904.html
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Great, thanks.
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