VMWare ESXi Hypervisor


  • Free


  • More documentation but not in a friendly format, like big PDF docs with several dozen pages?
  • No web interface, software to install on admin machine in order to remotely access the host machine

Some links of reference:
Enable Tech Mode so that you can access the shell from the host machine itself (access is disabled by default) – http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1017910
The oem.tgz to download in order to enable SSH and FTP in one go – http://www.vm-help.com/esx/esx3i/customize_oem_tgz.php
How to deploy the custom oem.tgz – http://www.vm-help.com/esx40i/ESXi_enable_SSH.php
Accessing the datastore from the client software – http://vmetc.com/2008/06/04/use-the-vi-client-datastore-browser-to-upload-files-to-esx-hosts/
Offical Documentation – http://www.vmware.com/support/pubs/vs_pages/vsp_pubs_esxi40_i_vc40.html