VMWare ESX Serial Number Activation

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If you have setup VMWare ESX you will find that it defaults to the evaluation version giving you 60 days unlimited use. But, how to do you apply your serial number? We have created a quick video below to help you with this easy process:

When using this in a lab environment, you could use the stripped back version of VMWare ESX with unlimited usage using the serial number below (as detailed in the video):


If you need to use the many features VMWare has to offer, then you would need to purchase a correct licence and enter that instead.

Version 6.0

If you are looking for a key for version 6.0, click here.

Version 6.5

If you are looking for a key for version 6.5, click here.

Version 6.7

If you are looking for a key for version 6.7, click here.


If you have any questions or feedback on this guide, we would love to hear from you. So please feel free to leave us a message below in our comments section.

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8 Responses

  1. Ferenc Zalka says:

    Serial not working with Veeam “Backup and Replication”. It stops with error “Current vSphere licence or ESXi version prohibits execution the requested operation”. Without serial (60 days evaluation mode) works Veeam fine. Any solution? Another key?

  2. Anonymous says:

    thanks – after a frustrating search on trying to find how to do this in vmwares website, a search for key generator lead me to this…. appreciated.

  3. Quentin Sa says:

    Hey! Have you got an esxi 6 license key? ๐Ÿ™‚

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