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Installation of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server using ESX GUI

  • Create new VM with name OpstackVM using vSphere client with following values.This is not recommended values/minimum requirement of VM for installing Openstack. In next post we will see Openstack installation on Ubuntu.


  • Load ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-i386.iso file on CD/DVD drive of new VM.


  • Once ISO file loads it starts booting from ISO file and following welcome screen appears.Click on Install Ubuntu to install Ubuntu OS.


  • Following Window shows the actual free/available space requirement for Ubuntu Installation and internet connectivity status. Click continue.


  • Following screen appears once it’s loaded with Ubuntu OS setup.


  • Select Erase disk and install Ubuntu. This is will start the installation with with default Filesystem structure. We can even encrypt the new installation here.


  • Select Respective Timezone and click on continue.


  • Select English (US) keyboard layout.


  • Select username, computer name ( this is nothing but VM’s hostname) and password and click on continue.


  • After Installation completed. Following screen appears. Click on restart now. Once server restart login screen appears and server is ready.


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