VMWare ESXi is a virtualization system, allowing us to run several virtual machines on the same host. VMWare recently released an ARM version, so that we can install it on Raspberry Pi.

But … how to say … we have already seen easier systems to install 🙂
The official installation guide is almost 20 pages long, but I will summarize it here for you.

Check the link below for more details

———- Links ———-
Learn more by reading this post:
????️ Related post: https://raspberrytips.com/install-vmware-esxi-raspberry-pi/

???? An SSD drive is highly recommended, my favorite: https://amzn.to/39ERh1P
???? Check the links below to see all my hardware (and the Raspberry Pi 4 you need to try this).

Master your Raspberry Pi in 30 days (e-book)
???? https://raspberrytips.com/yt-ebook

????RaspberryTips: https://raspberrytips.com/
????Recommended hardware: http://raspberrytips.com/resources

???? Firmware: https://codeload.github.com/raspberrypi/firmware/zip/master
???? UEFI Bios: https://github.com/pftf/RPi4/releases/
???? VMWare Download: https://flings.vmware.com/esxi-arm-edition

———- Commands ———-

On Raspberry Pi OS:
sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade
sudo apt full-upgrade
sudo rpi-update
sudo rpi-eeprom-update -d -a

On ESXi (SSH):
/etc/init.d/usbarbitrator stop
chkconfig usbarbitrator off
partedUtil mklabel /dev/disks/mpx.vmhba32:C0:T0:L0 msdos

———- My stuff ———-
(affiliate links)

– Raspberry Pi: https://amzn.to/36eyo3o
– SD card: https://amzn.to/36jK3hL
– Case: https://amzn.to/39jvahb
– Keyboard: https://amzn.to/2Jjl59p
– Touch screen: https://amzn.to/36cOAlW
– Video capture: https://amzn.to/3fHn9Ui

———- Follow Me! ———-
????Twitter: https://twitter.com/TipsRaspberry
????Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/raspberrytips/

#raspberrypi #vmware #esxi

Note: This description contains affiliate links.
If you use them, I’ll get a small commission.
The commission comes at no additional cost to you.
RaspberryTips is a participant in the Amazon Associates and other companies affiliate programs.