Computer settings - ESXi 4.1 and 5.0

The Computer Settings tab lets you set the keyboard type and the license key.

Field definitions


Select the keyboard layout type for the target servers. ESXi 4.1 and 5.0 map the value "Default" to English.

License key

Enter the key to the software license you are using, including all hyphens in the key. Use the format: XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX.
You can obtain a license key for ESXi on the VMware website. The web site requires you to register to receive a license key.


ESXi 4.1 and 5.0 are freeware. A license is not required.

Proceed to the Network - ESXi 4.1 and 5.0 tab.

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