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TTCCFF
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limitation of free vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi 7.x and 8.x)

Hi all

what is limitation of free vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi 7.x and 8.x) ?

Philip

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maksym007
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There are no limitations for the first 60 days. Due to the trial period of the license. After that, you will not be able to use it properly. 

When ESXi will be managed by vCenter - host will be disconnected automatically.

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TTCCFF
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Does it have RAM limitation control after 60 days ? such as max. Ram is 32 GB only even 64GB installed 

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maksym007
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If 60 days have passed and no license was applied, then all advanced features are locked, running VMs continue to run but you cannot start powered off VMs. ESXi hosts connected to vCenter Server are disconnected in this case. You'll need to apply a license (free or paid) to make your ESXi server work again.

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scott28tt
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I have reported your post to the moderators, asking them to move it to the area for ESXi.

 


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