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Hi,

So I downloaded ESXI and installed it on a Dell poweredge 2850. What free client can I use to connect? At the moment i'm using Vsphere but it only has a 60 day trial.


Also how do I set this so I can connect to it from outside of my network?


Thanks
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Hi,

So I downloaded ESXI and installed it on a Dell poweredge 2850. What free client can I use to connect? At the moment i'm using Vsphere but it only has a 60 day trial.


Also how do I set this so I can connect to it from outside of my network?


Thanks
Connect to the ESXi server using a web browser first, it loads a management page where you can download the vSphere client...

As for accessing remotely, reference: http://communities.vmware.com/thread/217420
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I think if you go to where you downloaded it the serial key is available for ESXi/vsphere. Some where around where you downloaded ESXi might have it too. Unless they changed it recently you can get the "evaulation" keys for ESXi, allowing for VM's with 4 vcores, and 64GB of RAM or something along those lines.
    
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IIRC you have to activate the key given to you when you download the file. (You can get the key as indicated above.)
    
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Thanks guys,

i think the problem was that everytime I clicked to activate I got a Tomcat web error. But I requested another activation email and it worked. ......Fantastic
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