[New Release]: AutoLab v3.0

What’s New in AutoLab v3.0

This version supports the below:

  • vSphere 6.5
  • vSphere 6.7
  • Horizon View 7.0
  • Horizon View 7.5
  • Windows Server 2016

The version of FreeNAS has been updated, and pfSense replaces FreeSCO as the router, these changes make AutoLab more stable and reliable at the cost of much larger downloads. Each AutoLab package is around 2GB in size, so you should only download the version you will use.

Each of these files is approximately 2GB in size

Nested AutoLab on Workstation or Fusion
Nested AutoLab on ESXi stand alone or vSphere with DRS
Nested AutoLab on vSphere with HA but without DRS

Hardware Requirements

The hardware requirements for the lab are moderate. Hopefully, you won’t need to buy a new computer, although you may need to do some upgrades.  If you can dedicate a computer to the role then the lab runs extremely well under ESXi.

HardwareMinimumGreat ChoiceUsed to build the lab
CPUDual Core, 64BitQuad Core, i7i7 Quad Core
RAM24GBHow much can you afford?32GB
Hard Disk120GB free space200GB SSD free space480 GB SSD
Operating System64 BitESXi 6.7Windows 7 64Bit
Virtualization SoftwareVMware Player (untested)ESXi 6.7VMware Workstation 10

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Davoud Teimouri

Davoud Teimouri is as a professional blogger, vExpert 2015/2016/2017/2018/2019, VCA, MCITP. This blog is started with simple posts and now, it has large following readers.

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