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MeetingPlace Express 2.0 on ESXi

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Oct 24th, 2013
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Hi All UC Experts,


I do believed you can install the MeetingPlace Express 2.0 on the ESXi.


Actually I got the VMWARE_MPX.iso to install into the ESXi 5.1. It is successful to pass the hardware checking and finished the installation stage, but it cannot boot up the X Server GUI for me to configure the IP, DNS, FQDN ....


[IMG]http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q19/taxifai/VMWARE_MPX_zpse7c6d080.png[/IMG]


Any idea for that? Thanks!

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Chris Deren Thu, 10/24/2013 - 09:41
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I doubt it is supported on VMWare, in fact the release notes below do not list anything about vmware, and only MCS or equivalent is listed as supported: If it was supported on VMWare it would most likely be ESX not ESXi as the software is too old to be supported on ESXi.


http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/voice_ip_comm/meetingplace_express/2_0/english/release/notes/b_rn20.html


HTH,


Chris

Hi Chi


As Chris says (+5), it's not supported. However, I have managed to get it to install and work, but it is very difficult.


As you've seen, x-windows doesn't start - and has a problem with the video drivers.


From memory (this was about 12 months ago), I booted the system in single user mode and installed Vmware tools. This updated the video drivers, and allowed x-windows to start and continue with the installation.


I certainly wouldn't recommend doing this in a production environment.


HTH.


Barry Hesk
Intrinsic Network Solutions

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