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  • 1.  Can I Build an ESXI 5 Server out of this...

    Posted Jun 04, 2013 06:41 PM

    I want to build an affordable ESXI Server for Home Lab Simulations and loading operating systems for various certifications....

    I was wondering if this is suitable....

    Newegg.ca - Shuttle SH67H3 Intel Core i7 / i5 / i3 (LGA1155) Intel Socket H2(LGA…



  • 2.  RE: Can I Build an ESXI 5 Server out of this...

    Posted Jun 04, 2013 08:11 PM

    Welcome to the Community - Have you checked the HCL - http://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/search.php?

    If not you can also check http://vm-help.com/

    Typically the most common problems are with the network card or drive controller not being supported



  • 3.  RE: Can I Build an ESXI 5 Server out of this...

    Posted Jun 04, 2013 08:17 PM

    I didn't see the brand Shuttle on the HCL at all, however, you could install Windows and use VMware Workstation to host a nested ESXi lab solution.

    You can use LabGuides: Autolab for that....

    http://www.labguides.com/autolab/



  • 4.  RE: Can I Build an ESXI 5 Server out of this...

    Posted Jun 04, 2013 08:19 PM

    Yes I tried the hardware compatibility list I don't see anything for Shuttle ... My previous machine isn't listed either but it worked fine I was just wondering if anyone has built a machine or heard of it being done with a Shuttle Barebone... I am aware of the general problems