Sandbox-107 (06 ESXi/vSAN hosts without a pre-installed vCenter)


  • There is no specific tasks or follow guides. You are free to use the environment as an administrator. Just make your own choices;
  • You will get six ESXi hosts with local disks, vSAN Witness, vCenter Server and a Windows Server with Active Directory and DNS;
  • With the basic infrastructure you can design and deploy what you want (DIY);
  • You are ready to configure a vSAN (with six nodes), vSAN Stretched Cluster or vSAN 2 node;
  • This environment will be your for six hours.

Use cases (suggestions)


  • 06 configured nested ESXi hosts 6.7.0 U3;
  • 01 configured vSAN Witness;
  • 01 configured vCenter Server;
  • 01 configured Windows Server 2019 (Control Center / Active Directory / DNS);
  • Topology
  • Documentation