HOW TO: Add VMware vSphere Hypervisor ESXi 7.0 Hosts to VMware vSphere vCenter Server 7.0

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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert PRO / EE Fellow/British Beekeeper)
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In this video, I will show you how to HOW TO: Add VMware vSphere Hypervisor ESXi 7.0 Host to VMware vSphere vCenter Server 7.0, with some helpful tips along the way. Did I mention DNS and A records ?

For more guidance and a step by step tutorial with screenshots, which supports this video, please see the following article which this video is based on  HOW TO: Add VMware vSphere Hypervisor ESXi Hosts to VMware vSphere vCenter Server 6.0

Video Steps

1. Connect to vCenter Server 7.0.

Using a web browser, enter the fully qualified domain name of the vCenter Server 7.0 in the URL.

2. Privacy Notice.

If using the VMware self-signed certificate (the default), click Accept to proceed.

3. Launch vSphere Client (HTML5)

Click the Launch vSphere Client (HTML5) button.

4. Enter SSO credentials

Enter the Administrator@vsphere.local username and password.

5. Create a Datacenter

Right-click and create a Datacenter.

6. Add a Host

Right-click and a host using it's fully qualified domain name.
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