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Install Nutanix CE Nested on ESXi Walkthrough – Part 1

Install Nutanix Community Edition (CE) Nested on VMware ESXi v6.7 Walkthrough – Part 1

Register on the Nutanix community site:


Go here:



Disk Image-based Full Install


Hash: 092a9b7042ea3168732c09d4df15293e
Check it!

Extract the file

Install StarWind V2V Converter if you don’t have it.

-> Select Convert a local file

-> Browse to the .img file and then click Next.

You need to select a standard ESX server image .vmdk and not the growable one. I tried the growable one several ways and didn’t get it to work.

Notice that disk type is greyed out. That is okay.:

I suggest naming the file so that it matches the name of your virtual machine.

While it is converting, which will take a moment, go ahead and create the base VM. The following is the base configuration/minimum requirements:

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