This guide is intended to outline the steps necessary to create a Datacenter in vCenter 6.0.
The following is needed prior to completing this guide:
- Microsoft Windows Server 20012 R2 running VMware vCenter 6.0
- At least one server running ESXi 6.0
Login to the vSphere Web Client and click on Hosts and Clusters
Click on Create Datacenter
Type in a name for the Datacenter and click OK
Highlight the newly created Datacenter and then click on Add a Host
Type in the IP or Host name for an ESXi host and click Next
Enter in the root user credentials and click Next
Click Yes on the Security Alert if it pops up
Select the proper license and click Next
Choose a Lockdown Mode and click Next
Select the Datacenter and click Next
The host is now added to the datacenter. Rinse and repeat for any other ESXi hosts to be added.