This deployment guide provides step-by-step information on deploying a solution for general purpose virtual infrastructure using VMware vSphere 6.0 on Dell PowerEdge FX2. The verification of the infrastructure for component failovers is described in the verifying deployment section.

This guide helps implement the reference architecture for VMware vSphere 6.0 on Dell PowerEdge FX2 as illustrated below.

A sample ASM template (4-node configuration) for this reference architecture is available at

This deployment guide provides information on setting up and configuring the following components that are part of the solution infrastructure using Dell Active System Manager:

  • Dell Networking S4048 switch
  • Dell PowerEdge FX2s Chassis and Dell PowerEdge FC630 servers
  • Brocade 6510 switch
  • Dell Storage SC4020