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how can I re-install ESX 6.5 without loosing the setitngs?

It there a way to reinstall ESXi 6.5 with out loosing the settings?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE Fellow)VMware and Virtualization Consultant
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Commented:
what settings ?

backup configuration > re-install > restore configuration.

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like al the network settings and stuff VMK and all that , I have no VMs on it that I need to save
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE Fellow)VMware and Virtualization Consultant
Fellow 2018
Expert of the Year 2017
Commented:
Backup configuration and Restore configuration.

It does not take that long to re-apply a config!
ICT Senior Infraestructure  Engineer  
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Hi,

What I do always is to create a host profile from the ESXi host that I need to reinstall. Install the ESXi host, then apply the host profile and have the same configuration I had before.