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VMware ESXi 5.5 – Interactive Installation

You may use the following method to perform an interactive installation and configuration of a VMware ESXi 5.5 host.

1. On the ESXi-5.5.0-20140902001-standard Boot Menu page select ESXi-5.5.0-20140902001-standard Installer.

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2. In the Welcome to the VMware ESXi 5.5.0 Installation dialog box hit Enter to continue.

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3. In the End User License Agreement (EULA) dialog box  hit F11 to accept the EULA.

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4. In the Select a Disk to Install or Upgrade dialog box verify that the correct hard disk is selected then hit Enter to continue.

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5. In the Please select a keyboard layout dialog box select US Default then hit Enter to continue.

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6. In the Enter a root password dialog box enter a password then hit Enter.

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7. In the Confirm Install dialog box hit F11.

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8. In the Installation Complete dialog box hit Enter to reboot the server.

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Enjoy!

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