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Can i use the multiwriter on the free version of ESXi

I have a home lab and do some testing for Oracle DBs to help me learn.  I have ESXi 6.5 installed and I want to enable the multi-writer capability.  I read I need to run this command.

esxcli system settings advanced list -o /VMFS3/GBLAllowwMW

I did but got no response so I looked up to see if this was an option and it returned no.  Can I do this with the free version of ESXi?  If so how can I do this?  Thanks

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So I take it that if I get this response then this doesn't work on the free ESXi version.

Enabling Multiwriter flag on on VMDK: Hard disk 2 for VM: OL7_TEST

Exception calling "ReconfigVM_Task" with "1" argument(s): "Current license or ESXi version prohibits execution of the requested operation."

I guess it is time to buy the EVAlExperience. 

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So I take it that if I get this response then this doesn't work on the free ESXi version.

Enabling Multiwriter flag on on VMDK: Hard disk 2 for VM: OL7_TEST

Exception calling "ReconfigVM_Task" with "1" argument(s): "Current license or ESXi version prohibits execution of the requested operation."

I guess it is time to buy the EVAlExperience. 

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