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tcrowley1
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Minimum physical disk size for vSphere.

I'm buy a new server that only comes with solid state disks, is a 32GB disk big enough for the installation of vSphere.

The VM's will be held on an iSCSI san.

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Tim

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VMmatty
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I believe the minimum size of the Service Console VMDK (which is now stored on a VMFS partition) is something less than 10GB. Maybe 8GB or so. I think you'll be fine with 32GB SSD for the installation of ESX.

Matt | http://www.thelowercasew.com | @mattliebowitz

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NTurnbull
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32GB is easily enough. Take a look at the ESX and vCenter Installation guide - page 61 for partition information - which can be found here

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Neil

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VMmatty
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I believe the minimum size of the Service Console VMDK (which is now stored on a VMFS partition) is something less than 10GB. Maybe 8GB or so. I think you'll be fine with 32GB SSD for the installation of ESX.

Matt | http://www.thelowercasew.com | @mattliebowitz
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dcouturier
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esxconsole.vmdk is about 8GB so you are ok with 32GB. 15Gb is sufficient Smiley Wink