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ESXi R200 Compact Flash boot

I have used the ESXi installer ISO to install VMware ESX to my Compact Flash device which is connected via SATA. However, the server doesn't seem to be able to boot from it. The installation was ...
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iSCSI SAN Availibility before VSphere install

We are a small business with about 30 users but thrive new technologies. I have been planning a brand new VMWare install for months now. I have a, hopefully, simple question for anyone. potentially ...
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Set the size of the first storage volume during ESX4 install

How does one set the size of the first storage volume created by the ESX4 installer? As far as we can see the installer insists on creating a VMFS3 volume which consumes all remaing free space on the ...
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How can I automate installation of a package to Linux and Windows Virtual Machines on VMware ESX4?

I would like to create an application that will traverse a Virtual Infrastructure using the vSphere Web Services API (this part I have handled) and perform and unattended install of some given package ...
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How do you deploy your ESX servers?

There are a number of ways to deploy/install ESX; RDP/PXE, from CD, remote ISO boot etc. What's your favourite method and why?