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Complete guide for running ESXi 6.7.0 update 03 on Odroid H2 with NVMe SSD - paia - 16.10.2019

What you need:
  • Odroid H2
  • NVMe SSD
  • Computer with Windows 10
  • 2 USB 3.0 flash drives
Download:

Creating ISO file:

run cmd as Administrator

powershell
Set-ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted
Install-Module -Name VMware.PowerCLI
Add-EsxSoftwareDepot .\net55-r8168-8.045a-napi-offline_bundle.zip
Add-EsxSoftwareDepot .\update-from-esxi6.7-6.7_update03.zip
Get-EsxSoftwarePackage -PackageUrl .\VMW_bootbank_nvme_1.2.1.34-1vmw.670.0.0.8169922.vib
New-EsxImageProfile -cloneprofile ESXi-6.7.0-20190802001-standard -Name ODroidH2 -Vendor Custom
Set-EsxImageProfile -ImageProfile "ODroidH2" -AcceptanceLevel CommunitySupported
Add-EsxSoftwarePackage -ImageProfile "ODroidH2" -SoftwarePackage "nvme 1.2.1.34-1vmw.670.0.0.8169922"
Add-EsxSoftwarePackage -ImageProfile "ODroidH2" -SoftwarePackage net55-r8168
Export-EsxImageProfile -ImageProfile "ODroidH2" -ExportToIso -FilePath .\ODroidH2.iso

Next steps:
  1. Use Rufus to burn the ISO file on the USB flash drive.
  2. Insert both flash drives into USB 3.0 ports and start H2.
  3. In BIOS select to boot from the flash drive with esxi ISO.
  4. Install esxi. Login as root.
DONE!

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