Install VMware ESXi and deploy the vCenter Server Appliance on the PowerEdge R640 host that will be the management server.
Although you can install locally or remotely, this section describes how to install remotely through the iDRAC web interface. In this example, we assign static IP addresses to the management interfaces of the ESXi hosts. We do not recommend DHCP for IP allocation of management hosts.
To install ESXi and vCenter Server Appliance on the management server, follow these procedures: