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vSphere licensing behavior on newer CPUs when core count is exceeded

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Hi,

Anyone know how vSphere 6.x handles installation/operation if it is installed on a system that exceeds the license core count in the cpu?  The Essentials license has a max of 6(?) cores it is approved for.  It is pretty common to see 8+ cores.

I'm hoping it just ignores them rather than failing to install.

Thanks!

--Ben
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