Installing Windows Vcenter 6.0 with embedded PSC
Minumum configuration required for windows vCenter 6.0 is provided in detail in the below KB article.
Installation procedure follows
Mount the 6.0 ISO image to your server and double click.
Below Window appears, Select “vCenter server for windows” and hit Install.
Click on Next.
Accept the license agreement and click Next
This would be your FQDN of vCenter machine. Ensure DNS is able to resolve the hostname to IPadress and vice versa. Click Next
Below Message indicates IPv6 is not configured. Since ipv4 is by default used click OK.
Enter the password which would be SSO credentials ideally password for firstname.lastname@example.org.
Create a new vCenter Single sign-ON domain indicates it to be standalone SSO.
Site-Name can be default or custom.
Use windows local system account and click on next. If a specified user account needs to be configured select second option specify the valid user account and click Next.
By default vPostgres DB is used as embedded DB. In case of SQL External DB can be used with proper ODBC configured.
Keep the default ports and click Next
Keep the default directory and click Next
C:\program files\Vmware\ would contain installable files
C:\ProgramData\Vmware\ would contain logs and configuration related data.
Verify the details and proceed to Install
Installation is in Progress
Installation is completed.
Launch Vsphere web client and login using email@example.com credentials.