In this article, I’ll show you how to deploy VMware vCenter Server Appliance 6.5 using the new Installer.
VCSA 6.5 brings many Improvements to the VMware Infrastructure and version 6.5 simplify the Installation process even more.
The new VCSA 6.5 comes with a new HTML 5 web management client and the old fat client Is no longer available.
To get started, Download VCSA 6.5 from Vmware, Open the ISO Image on a management machine (Linux, MAC or Windows) and go to:
Double click on Installer.exe to start the Install
Select deployment method
Select host to deploy the In on (needs to be ESXi 5.5 and above)
Set the VCSA root password
Select appliance size
Give VCSA IP address or host name (If you give it a hostname make sure you create the hostname In DNS before otherwise, the Installation will fail)
To access VSCA go to
Before we can use It we need to finish the configuration, So In the vSphere 6.5 screen click on
Set up vCenter Server Appliance
Login with the root account
Follow the steps and finish the Installation
To access VSCA use
Or use https://ipaddress to get to the getting started page
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