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VMware ESXi Cookbook by Aravind Sivaraman, Mohammed Raffic Kajamoideen

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Configuring the vCenter Server settings

vCenter Server is the centralized management interface for the whole virtual infrastructure. There are some advanced settings, such as logging, SMTP, and SNMP, that can be configured to help the vSphere administration. There are around 13 settings that are available for configuration.

How to do it…

In this section, you will learn to configure some of the vCenter Server settings by using the vSphere Web Client.

Configuring the licensing

vCenter Server runs on a 60-day evaluation mode if the license keys are not provided during the installation. So, once the evaluation mode has expired, you need to license vCenter Server. To assign the license key, perform the following steps:

  1. Select vCenter Server instance in ...

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