14 Replies Latest reply on Mar 9, 2011 1:10 AM by bulletprooffool

    Install questions for ESXi 4

    snowmizer Hot Shot

      I am setting up our first ESXi 4 server. I would like to use a kickstart script to automate the process. I have a script created and the install recognizes it but complains about my partition creation commands. After some research I've come to realize that ESXi 4 doesn't partition disk the same way as ESX 4.

       

      What are general best practices for disk setup to install ESXi 4? If I use the "autopart" command will this set up my disk the way I need for ESXi 4 to run efficiently? Also, will I need additional areas like "/home"...or since ESXi doesn't have a service console are these areas unnecessary?

       

      Thanks.