vcptobe
Enthusiast
Enthusiast

Documenting VMware-What OS catergory would you classify ESXi as

Role

Server Name

IP Address

Operating System

vCenter

test

  1. 172.11.11.1

vCSA (vCenter Server Appliance)

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 64

Clusters

test1

test2

test3

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 64

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 64

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 64

Hosts

test1

test2

test3

test4

test5

test6

test7

test8

test9

  1. 172.31.32.31
  2. 172.31.32.32
  3. 172.31.32.33
  4. 172.31.32.34
  5. 172.31.32.35
  6. 172.31.32.43
  7. 172.31.32.44
  8. 172.31.32.45
  9. 172.31.32.46

I don't know if I can strictly put down an OS for the hosts any ideas on this please?

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bluefirestorm
Virtuoso
Virtuoso

ESXi falls under the category what is called a "Type 1 hypervisor".

So maybe if you have ESXi 6.5u1, you put VMware ESXi 6.5u1 build number xxxxxx type 1 hypervisor; much better than leaving it blank.

vcptobe
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Enthusiast

Thanks

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