I am currently in the process of installing CUCM 6.1 on vmware so that we can test integration with AD. Im currently having problems installing installing the software. It boots up and but fails on the hard ware issues.
All our equipment is Dell and runs on Intel.
Are there any links or posts that you can assist with.
So the short of it is because 6.1 isnt supported on VMware. The first version that is officially TAC supported on VMware is 8.0.2. With that being said, for lab recreates and confirming you have successful backups, it can be advantageous to have a test setup in VMware. You should be able to install it on VMware to test certain features. The key for 6.1 will be to get the VMware requirements correct. Here are the spec's that we use in our Lab testing environment for 6.1.5:
I HAVE MANAGED TO BOOT UP CUCM ON VMWARE. I GET TO THE END AND THEN GET THE MESSAGE - NO DRIVE FOUND. AN ERROR HAS OCCOURED, NO VALID DEVICES WERE FOUND ON WHICH TO CREATE NEW FILE SYSTEM PLEASE CHECK YOUR HARDWARE FOR THEW CAUSE OF THIS PROBLEM