How to Install VMware vSphere vCenter Server 5.1.0b on Windows Server 2003 R2 X64 SP2

Updated on September 29, 2017
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One of most important components of the vSphere environment is vCenter Server. vCenter Server acts as a central management point for managing ESXi hosts. In this video we will install VMware vSphere vCenter Server 5.1.0b using the Simple Install method on Windows Server 2003 R2 X64 SP2.

Minimum requirements for the vCenter server

  • Processor: Intel or AMD x86 processor with two or more logical cores, each with a speed of at least 2GHz.
  • Memory: 4GB RAM. RAM requirements may be higher if your database runs on the same machine.
  • Disk storage: 4GB. Disk requirements may be higher if the vCenter Server database runs on the same machine.
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Supported operating systems

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 64bit
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 64bit
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 64bit
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2

Supported Databases for vCenter 5.1.0b

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 SP2
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008
  • Oracle 10g Release 1
  • Oracle 10g Release 2
  • Oracle 11g

This video tutorial shows how to perform a basic installation of the vCenter Single Sign On, Inventory Service, and vCenter Server components using the vCenter Server Simple Install option.

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  • naveen kathait

    Actually helps this info evey one need learning IT so thanks