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ESX5i on a MacMini Server

Hi togehter

We had a interesting discusion with our Apple Teacher.

He sayed he use MacMiniServers as a ESX Hosts for ESX5i.

Well quite interessting but..........

I getting now the comp list of ESXi and there is only the old Xserver listed..... I know it working on MacMini but.....

Wath is vmware saying about that?


Thanks for any feedback

Greetings

Florian

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weinstein5
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Just because a system is not on the HCL dioes not mean that ESXi will not run on it but it means that VMware has not qualified that ESXi will run on the system and so will not support it if there are issues -

If it is on the HCL you should little or no problems installing ESXi -

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weinstein5
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Just because a system is not on the HCL dioes not mean that ESXi will not run on it but it means that VMware has not qualified that ESXi will run on the system and so will not support it if there are issues -

If it is on the HCL you should little or no problems installing ESXi -

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Samcer
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Hi Florian,

you probably know that the official Compatibility Guides page is http://www.vmware.com/resources/guides.html; you may find further info on VMware Support Insider page (http://blogs.vmware.com/kb/2010/12/locating-the-proper-driver-for-supported-io-devices.html)

Anyway you have also a "Community-Supported Hardware and Software" (http://communities.vmware.com/cshwsw.jspa) which means "best effort" on VMware side.

At last, even if it works it does not mean it is supported.

I know this is not an answer, let's wait for other posts.

my 2 cents

Sam

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Hm oke thank you both for your feedbacks....

Oke its like i thougth.... so no implementation for oure customers..... cause no vmware Support on it... shame on my teacher XD

Thanks agian.

Nice WE

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