VMware Error – HARDWARE _VITRTUALIZATION WARNING

KB ID 0000570 Dtd 13/02/12

Problem

Seen while installing vSphere ESX 5 (In this case, on a Dell Power Edge).

Dell Error HARDWARE_VIRTUALIZATION WARNINIG

Warning(s) <HARDWARE_VIRTUALIZATION WARNING: Hardware Virtualization is not a feature of the CPU, or it is not enabled in the BIOS>

Solution

Unless you have a “quite old” server, you simply need to enable “virtualization Technology” in the machines BIOS.

1. On this machine (Dell PowerEdge T410) enter the BIOS > Navigate to Processor Settings > Virtualization Technology > Set to Enabled.

Dell PowerEdge Enable Virtulization Technology

Note: You can check Intel Processors for Virtualization Technology Support here, and for AMD Processors go here.

 

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