Create VMs for your configuration as follows:
- In vSphere Web Client, create a new VM (VM1)—for example, c1-tp-vm1—on your first ESXi host, as shown in Figure 30.
Figure 30. Creating a virtual machine
- Select your ISO image, and complete the steps in the wizard.
Figure 31 shows an example of a VM that we created with RHEL 7.3 as the guest OS.
Figure 31. Ready to complete page for new VM
- For this two-node cluster, repeat the preceding steps to create another VM (VM2) on the second ESXi host.
Note: Create all RAC database VM1 on ESXi host 1 and all corresponding VM2 of the same RAC database on ESXi host 2