Before you run the VSA Automated Installer, verify that your environment meets specific requirements.

A physical or virtual Windows system that runs vCenter Server. The system must meet additional requirements for the VSA installation. See VSA Manager System and Software Requirements.

Two or three physical servers that have ESXi installed and whose hard disks are configured in a RAID volume. You can use RAID5, RAID6, or RAID10 configuration. For information about ESXi hardware requirements, see VSA Cluster Requirements.


The ESXi hosts and the vCenter Server system are the only running machines in the subnet.