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How to install Hyper-V Role on VMware ESXi Virtual Machine

Problem : 
Can not install Hyper-V Role on VMware Virtual Machine

Environment : 
VMware ESXi 5.X

Solution :

1. Go to ESXi Server Shell by using putty or similar utility.

2. Locate file config in /etc/vmware folder
# cat /etc/vmware/config
libdir = "/usr/lib/vmware"
authd.proxy.vim = "vmware-hostd:hostd-vmdb"
authd.proxy.nfc = "vmware-hostd:ha-nfc"
authd.proxy.nfcssl = "vmware-hostd:ha-nfcssl"
authd.proxy.vpxa-nfcssl = "vmware-vpxa:vpxa-nfcssl"
authd.proxy.vpxa-nfc = "vmware-vpxa:vpxa-nfc"
authd.fullpath = "/sbin/authd"
authd.soapServer = "TRUE"
vmauthd.server.alwaysProxy = "TRUE"

3. Add vhv.allow = "TRUE" entry at the end of file using VI utility, it will look like below :
# cat /etc/vmware/config
libdir = "/usr/lib/vmware"
authd.proxy.vim = "vmware-hostd:hostd-vmdb"
authd.proxy.nfc = "vmware-hostd:ha-nfc"
authd.proxy.nfcssl = "vmware-hostd:ha-nfcssl"
authd.proxy.v…