Is VMWare ESXi still free?

jorge diaz
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Is VMWare ESXi still free?

Hi there, years ago I used to donwload esxi (the free version) and setup VMs. Today I tried to download version 6.7 and it tells me I'm not entitled to it, did VMwarre change it, does a license need to be purchased now for the basic functions.

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It is still FREE.

https://my.vmware.com/en/web/vmware/evalcenter?p=free-esxi6

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You've always had to register an email address for the free license, otherwise it will expire after the evaluation period of 60 days.
Oh yeah, I forgot the process. many thanks!
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE Fellow)VMware and Virtualization Consultant
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no problems

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