How To Deploy Linux Ubuntu Server 20.04 LTS On VMware ESXi 6.0 And An Overview Of New Features.

Linux Ubuntu Server 20.04 LTS code named FOCAL FOSSA is the latest version of the ubuntu server platform. It ships jam packed with new and exciting features such as native support for Wireguard VPN, improvements on OS stability and security, SSH two factor authentication, a better and more risilient ubuntu bootloader, improved support for IPv6 on Azure, certified support for raspberry pi and more. Continue reading this tutorial to learn how to deploy linux ubuntu server 20.04 LTS on VMware ESXi 6.0


In order to complete this tutorial successfully the following items are required. Please ensure to have these items available before taking implimentation action on this tutorial:
1) A desktop or laptop running Windows 10, Mac OS or a linux desktop OS
2) The linux ubuntu server ISO image file
3) Authorised access to a VMware ESXi 6.0 server.
4) An internet connection to download the ubuntu ISO file as well as Ubuntu updates


1) Go to the official linux ubuntu website and download the linux ubuntu 20.04 server ISO file.
2) Verify the checksum of the linux ubuntu 20.04 server ISO file
3) Login to the VMware ESXi 6.0 web console, upload the ubuntu 20.04 server ISO file  and create a new  ubuntu virtual machine
4) Attach the ISO file to the virtual machine optical drive and power on the VM.
5) Install linux ubuntu on the virtual machine and check for updates.

Step One: Download The Linux Ubuntu 20.04 ISO Image File And Upload It To The ESXi Server.

1) Click HERE