May 15, 2017

Quick Navigation Configure iSCSI TargetsConfigure InitiatorsCreating VMFS Shared Storage Datastore Ah good ol’ storage. There never seems to be enough of it especially for data hoarders like myself. For my home lab I’m going to need some shared storage amongst all my ESXi hosts. Since I don’t have a dedicated fibre channel SAN, I can re-purpose my Western

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May 13, 2017

Quick Navigation Plug In Your DrivesBooting Up The NUCInstalling ESXi 6.5Configuring ESXi 6.5 Host Now that we’ve created our install media in Part 1, we can move on to installing ESXi on the 8GB USB boot drive.Plug In Your DrivesMake sure you plug in both drives into your NUC. I’ll plug in the ESXi installer into

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May 12, 2017

Quick Navigation Things I’ll needBuild the ISOCreate A Bootable USB Ok so first things first! Since I have all the hardware components I can start to put together this lab. I’ve already installed the memory into the NUCs and now I need the installation media to install and configure the ESXi 6.5 boot drive.Things I’ll needI’ll

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