Basic configuration - ESXi 4.1 and 5.0
The Basic Config tab lets you provide local information about a server, such as its name and the password needed to access the machine.
A unique name to assign to the server. The ESXi 4.1 and 5.0 OS applies the computer name only when you assign a static IP address to the server. The name of the server after provisioning is always Local Host if the IP address is obtained from a DHCP server. (The IP address field is on the Network panel.)
OM Server Name
(Optional) Specifies a different name for this server to display in the BMC Server Automation Console.
The password used to access the root account. Enter a password. Then confirm your typing by entering the password again in the Confirm password field. The password must consist of at least 6 characters and cannot exceed 64 characters.
Kickstart network device
Provide the MAC address of a Kickstart network device or the network interface name connected to the device. For MAC address, the colon-separated format is required. You can use any of the following:
Boot Kernel Parameters
If you do not supply a value for the mem parameter, the default value for mem is 512M (megabytes.)
Proceed to the Computer settings - ESXi 4.1 and 5.0 tab.