Deploying vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA) version 6.0

I was lucky enough to get  my hand on Pre-GA vSphere 6 binaries.
After building my ESXi hosts with ESXi 6.0 came the step of deploying vCenter Server.
I am big fan of vCenter Server Virtual Appliance (vCSA). The first nothing I noticed is that the new vCSA is not in OVF format! it’s an ISO image.

To deploy the vCSA you need to have a Windows PC/VM with Internet browser (preferably IE 11), then install a specific Plugin for installing/updating vCSA and called “VMware-ClientIntegrationPlugin-6.0.0”






Once the Browser Plugin installed, you could proceed with vCSA installation as shown on the below video:

Please note that the software which used in that Video is a Beta version, so the GA one could have different available features.


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