VMware ESX and ESXi system package type
The System Package Types window lets you add a system package type or change configuration information for the ESX and ESXi system package type.
The operating system type and version are preselected and unavailable for change if you clicked Edit on the System Package Type tab. If you clicked Add on the System Package Type tab, select the operating system type and version that you want to define.
System package type
Name of the system package type.
OS installer location
Directory where the operating system installer is located.
RSCD agent installer Location
Directory where the installer for the RSCD agent resides.
ESXi 4.1 does not require the RSCD agent.
Boot kernel file name
The name assigned to the boot kernel file stored in the X86PC\pxelinux directory on the TFTP server.
Boot image file name
The name assigned to the boot image file stored in the X86PC\pxelinux directory on the TFTP server.
ESXi additional images
The additional image files for ESXi. For ESXi 4.1, four additional image files are required and must exist on the TFTP server. Use three dashes and a space before each file name. The path and file names must be relative to the TFTP root directory, as the following examples show.
|Boot files location|
Browse to the folder where the boot files are located.
This is the only option available for VMware ESXi 5.0.