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lesson number three using the host lined
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that runs as a service inside years. Xie itself.
So to access the host client, you need to navigate to this girl.
The I P address you see here is nothing more than the management. I be reconfigured after the installation. So no to this address
open a Web browser and type eating.
The process is going to complain about the untrusted certificate.
That's because, yes, excited generates self signed certificate.
You can go ahead and accept the risk, since we know it's years exile. We're connecting to and not another malicious website,
and you lend in this pleasant looking blue page, which is the log in screen off the Hearst land
now looking as route
and the password you used during the installation.
The first time you log in, you are prompted to join the VM. Where? Customer experience improvement program.
Since this is just a proof of concept environment, I'll uncheck this option and click. Okay.
And here we are.
The first thing you notice is this blue bar in the middle hanging there to remind you that you are running the evaluation version off. Yes, exciting.
Which is valid for 16 days. And this is pretty awesome, actually, because if you navigates to manage
click on licensing,
you can read here evaluation mode. And during those 60 days, you can benefit from all feast fear features
because you get the equivalent of an enterprise plus license, which includes everything.
Pretty cool stuff.
If you want instead to turn this license into a free license, that will last forever.
You can download your free license from my dot Veum land dot com and click on a sign license and type of license key Here.
The free license lasts forever, but you lose a great number off the most interesting features.
In addition to the fact that you're here, *** I host will become unmanageable using visa into server.
That's not so cool.
Now, if you click on virtual machines, it will display all the virtual machines you created
here. It's empty because it's the fresh installation, and we haven't created any V EMS.
You can click on, create forward slash register VM to either create a new V M or important existing one.
Now, if you click on storage,
it will list all the data stores that your SX I host has access to
a data stories simply storage space that can be used by years. Excited to store data. The one listed here is the one we used during installation
your ***. I will always name it like this. They just all one.
I recommend you rename it to something more obvious to avoid confusion. When you add many years, Excite hosts to fi Center server later on.
Otherwise you'll end up with many hosts having exactly the same data store name,
and you'll have a hard time figuring out which data store belongs to which host so that as well rename it now.
So right click on it and choose rename and type ear *** I zero one dash data store, for example,
then click Save.
Now, If you click on networking, you'll see a list off the port groups available on your local virtual switch. We will talk about this in the networking chapter,
but I wanted to show you something very important.
If you click on VM Colonel Nick's, you'll see that there is a virtual port called V. M K zero.
This represents the management service with the I P address off 17 to 21 0.201.
This is the static I p address. We configure it on the D. C. Why, if you recall it, remember this. The management I P address lives on a virtual layer three interface called V M K zero.
Now, don't worry about this one now.
I just wanted to give you a hint of what's coming.
Let's go back to the home page
by clicking on hosts
and in the middle pain. You can see an overview off your hardware configuration, including CPU, memory storage and networking.
Well, this wraps up our short overview off the host client.
We will not be working with it very much since we'll be installing bees into Southern, which is a more viable management solution,
and that is coming up in the next video.
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