Create your own vSphere 6 Private Lab

It is easy to create the vSphere Lab in your laptop!

These are the steps :

1. Prepare Storage :

EMC Appliance :

– http://techhead.co/webex-recordinginstall-run-the-emc-vnx-vsa-in-a-vsphere-lab/

– http://lab.piszki.pl/emc-vnx-for-file-simulator-instalacja-i-konfiguracja/

NetApp Appliance :

– http://vcommunique.blogspot.com/2013/09/netapp-simulator-on-vmware-vsphere.html

– http://vcommunique.blogspot.com/2013/09/netapp-simulator-on-vmware-vsphere.html

OR use open source NAS server (FreeNAS is easier, OpenFiler, etc)

2. Prepare Gateway, NTP, LDAP/AD, DNS

Create DNS and NTP easily with  this = http://www.virten.net/2013/12/howto-use-vcenter-server-appliance-vcsa-as-dns-server/

LDAP can be created easily with turnkeylinux openldap

3. Prepare vSphere ESXi

4. Prepare vCenter

DONE! 🙂