Is VMware free forever?

ESXi can be used indefinitely, without cost by applying for a free license. “VMware vSphere Hypervisor VMware vSphere Hypervisor is a free product that provides a simple and easy way to get started with virtualization at no cost.

What is the maximum amount of memory supported when using the ESX free license version?

Unlimited Physical Memory 8 vCPUs per VM).

What are the limitations of free ESXi?

ESXi Free Limitations You can’t Manage via vCenter Server Maximum 2 physical CPUs in Hosts Maximum 8 vCPU Virtual Machines (VMs) No VMware Support

Is ESXi still free from VMware?

VMware ESXi is a free hypervisor from VMware. You can use just ESXi hypervisor without purchasing vCenter. Before using a free version of ESXi hypervisor, we need to know its limitations. With the free version of ESXi we don’t get the vendor support and lost the ability to manage ESXi using vCenter.

Is there a way to get VMware ESXi for free?

You still need a license for VMware ESXi free. To get your free license, you can create a free MyVMware account here. Once you get your free license, you will need to add it to your ESXi host. Is ESXi 7 still free?

What is the difference between VMware ESX and ESXi?

The VMWare ESX and ESXi are two bare-metal hypervisors, meaning that they can be used without an operating system. The ESX is the older of the two and, therefore, is of a more mature technology compared to the ESXi. The most significant difference between the ESX and ESXi is the lack of the linux kernel in the ESXi.