How to install a VMware ESX by using Huawei Service CD

Publication Date:  2014-06-17 Views:  1540 Downloads:  0
Issue Description
Prepare the following tools before remotely installing the OS by using the Virtual Console:
– PC running Windows
– Physical DVD-ROM drive
Prepare the following tools before installing the OS by using the keyboard, video, and mouse
(KVM):
– KVM
– Physical DVD-ROM drive
Software
Prepare the following software before remotely installing the OS by using the Virtual Console:
– ServiceCD DVD or ISO file
– VMware ESX 4.1 installation DVD or ISO file
Prepare the following software before installing the OS by using the KVM:
– ServiceCD DVD
– VMware ESX 4.1 installation DVD.

Procedure:-

1-Connect the PC or KVM to the server.
2- Log in to the Virtual Console of the server.
3- Boot from the CD ( Initial ServiceCD ).
4- Select VMware ESX 4.1.0 and press Enter.
5- After files are loaded, the Welcome to the ESX Installer window is displayed , Press Next.
6- The End User License Agreement window is displayed, Select I accept the terms of the license agreement and click Next.
7- The Select Keyboard window is displayed, Select U.S.English and click Next.
8- The Custom Drivers window is displayed, Click the Yes option button and then Next.
9- A dialog box is displayed, Select I accept the terms and click I accept.
10- The Load Drivers dialog box is displayed, Click Yes.
11- The Loading Drivers window is displayed, After driver files are loaded, click Next.
12- The License window is displayed, (Optional) Enter the OS serial number. Then click Next.
13- The Network Configuration window is displayed, Click Next.
14- Click the Set automatically using DHCP option button to automatically obtain network information or click the Use the following network settings option button and manually configure network information. Then click Next.
15- The Install Media window is displayed, Click the CD-ROM or USB Storage option button, then choose VMware CD-Rom and install it normally.
Alarm Information
VMWare ESX can't find network adapter during the installation
Handling Process
None
Root Cause
The Hardware Drivers need to be installed first before installing the hypervisor.
Suggestions
How to install a VMware ESX by using Huawei Service CD.

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