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  • 1.  download the ESXI 7

    Posted May 17, 2024 05:15 PM

    Hi team ,

    Can anyone help me to get the download link of ESXI 7 and let me know that is it compatible with MAC M1 Pro based processor or not ?



  • 2.  RE: download the ESXI 7

    Broadcom Employee
    Posted 30 days ago

    Esxi 7 download link:

    https://support.broadcom.com/group/ecx/productfiles?displayGroup=VMware%20vSphere%20-%20Standard&release=7.0&os=&servicePk=202624&language=EN&groupId=204411

    PS: Following VMware HCL Mac processor is not supported: 

    https://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/search.php



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  • 3.  RE: download the ESXI 7

    Posted 22 days ago

    Hi Kissan , 

    Thanks for reply . I just wants to know that is any way to install the ESXI 7.0 on my MAC M1 Pro Machine for learning purpose . Also, interested to know that Broadcom is providing any simulator of ESXI for practice .




  • 4.  RE: download the ESXI 7
    Best Answer

    Posted 22 days ago

    Can you provide more context to what you are trying to do? If you are trying to setup an ESXi for lab / learning purposes, it is possible there are other methods. Mac Mx processors are not going to be something you can use, but there are free online official ways to test and learn ESXi. 



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