Help me Build a Low Cost ESXI Build for System Patching
The company I work at has gave me the green light for anywhere from $1000 to$ 1300 to spend on a custom built machine
The plans are to have it run either a ESXI or
i7-6700 / Z170-A Compatible With ESXi 5.1 or ESXi 6.0 ?
Hi All:I was hoping someone could please tell me whether the following build will be supported by ESXi 5.1 or ESXi 6.0? The specific concern here is whether an i7-6700 and Z170-A (which aren't in the HCL) can support ESXi.I have done extensive research online and i am seeing mixed responses a...
ESXi server build feedback
Friends, Looking to build out a new ESXi box for my home lab. The box will be running a mix of VM's (windows, Linux, oracle DB, mongoDB) for most of my testing and tinkering around for work. Additionally, i am looking for something that is low power and not a power suck. I also ...
Best option for a low power/low cost ESXi host?
I have had a couple ESXi hosts but I have never had more than one host and I wanted to experiment with having a small cluster and some of the features that go with that.Was thinking of just making a couple of low powered boxes to run my DC (right now I only have 1 DC so it would be nice to hav...
Dell/Vmware - VIB/iDrac/OME/OMSA -- how to tie them together?
I have vSphere Server with 2 Dell hosts (hypervisors)A: is a 710, with iDrac6 essentials. Vanilla VMware Esxi 5.1 installB: is a 720 with iDrac7 enterprise. Dell customized VMware Esxi 5.5 installI'd like VMware to have more visibility into Hardware health on both machines and have the firmw...
I'm having an issue getting ESXi installed on a custom build. I'm running into an error that no network adapters were detected. This is ESXi 5.5. I have an onboard NIC that isn't in use, and I have installed 2 Trendnet TEG-PCITXR PCI 10/100/1000 ethernet cards for use for the VMs. I've read throu...
I appreciate that this will likely be met with derision but... Is there a laptop which can run Esxi and hyper-v reasonably well? I'm thinking 16gb+ maybe a 512gb ssd etc? I need to augment a home lab and I would like low(er) power devices with built in screens which can live in a cupboard. ...
Gainward NVIDIA or Sapphire AMD in low cost and with multi cards
I am planning to build a gaming PC and I will play games in medium settings. So, I have planned to get low cost graphics card and latter I will upgrade it (SLI or Crossfire Work). So, should I go for Gainward NVIDIA or Sapphire AMD/ATI for low cost and multi GPU? Searched and got few...
Newbie here :)
Hello All,I am new to the site and in the server area as well. What I'm wanting to do is build a server that will provide multiple features as listed below.1. Pfsense2. File/Print Server3. Data Storage4.Monitoring5.Backups5. Test LabI was looking into running ESXI to minimize h...