Vcenter 6.0-Installation Guide

What is Vcenter?

VCenter Server provides centralized management and operation, resource provisioning and performance evaluation of virtual machines residing on a distributed virtual data center.
VMware VCentre Server is designed primarily for VSphere,

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Vcenter 6.0 Installation Guide.

1.1      Target Audience/Purpose/Scope:

This document is targeted installation of  Vmware Vsphere 6.0 vCenter Server.

The purpose and scope in implementing vCenter 6.0 Server to leverage

  • Storage VMotion,
  • VMware High Availability (VMHA),
  • VMware Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS).
  • Deploy from Template
  • Clone VM to Template
  • Systems Prep Virtual Machine Provisioning. .


1.2 Prerequisite requirements

  1. Download VMware-VIMSetup-all-6.0.0.-2656757 from VMware download(Click On Link)
  2. Windows 2012 R2 OS
  3. Min CPU, RAM and Disk requirements
    CPU x 2, RAM 2G to 8G, and Disk 50 G
  4. vcenter Host DNS -FQDN and AD Membership Registered to both AD and DNS. i.e

Vcenter 6.0 Installation Guide on Windows 2012 R2-

Click Here Download Guide.


Video Tutorial by VMware KB TV

Installation vCenter Server 6.0 with an embedded Platform Service Controller on Windows Machine.

Install vCenter 6.0 Platform Service Controller

Screenshot Example of Vcenter Server

1.3 Reference

Vcenter 6.0 Requirements for Installation-

 Upgrade to vCenter Server 6.0 Best Practices -2109772

Installing vCenter Server 6.0 on a Windows Server 2012 R2 system

 VMware vSphere ESXi and vCenter Server 6.0 Documentation

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