How to Install macOS Mojave 10.14 on VMware ESXi 6.7? – On June 4, 2018, Applereleased a new version of the MacOS operating system, 10.14, for developers. MacOS 10.14 was called Mojave. The full version of the macOS Mojave will probably be available for everyone in September or October.
How to Install macOS Mojave 10.14 on VMware ESXi 6.7?
What is VMware ESXi? VMware ESXi is a server virtualization solution. VMware ESXi is also known as VMware vSphere Hypervisor. VMware ESXi is a Hypervisor Type 1 virtualization solution.
You can install and run Apple’s MacOS operating systems without having a Mac computer. In our previous articles, we installed MacOS with VMware Workstation, VirtualBox, and ESXi. You can access these articles from the links below.
After downloading the necessary files for the installation of macOS Mojave 10.14 from the above links, upload these files to your VMware ESXi 6.7 server. If you do not know how to upload files to VMware ESXi, you can browse How to Copy Files to VMware ESXi Datastore.
After uploading the files on VMware ESXi Datastore, you need to prepare for the macOS Mojave 10.14 virtual machine setup. First, enable SSHon VMware ESXi and connect to your ESXi server using the Putty program.
After connecting with SSH, you need to install VMware Unlockerto run macOS Mojave on VMware ESXi.
Follow the steps below to install macOS Mojave 10.14 on VMware vSphere ESXi 6.7 step by step.
How to Install VMware Unlocker on VMware ESXi?
Follow the steps below to install VMware ESXi Unlocker.
The files in VMware ESXi Datastore are as follows. Go to the next step to enable SSH on VMware ESXi.
On the VMware ESXi 6.7 server, press F2, and then press Enter on the Troubleshoot Mode Options. Press Enter on the Enable SSH option to enable SSH.
After enabling SSH, download the Putty program from hereand open the program. To make an SSH connection to your VMware ESXi server, type the server’s IP address and select SSH. Then click the Open button to connect.
After typing your username and password, press Enter.
After successfully connecting to the VMware ESXi 6.7 server, use the following commands to extract the zipped file to install VMware Unlocker for MacOS Mojave 10.14 installation on ESXi.
To install VMware Unlocker on VMware ESXi, apply the following commands in the terminal.
chmod +x esxi-install.sh
After installing VMware ESXi Unlocker, restart your server with Reboot command.
How to Create a New Virtual Machine for macOS Mojave on VMware ESXi?
After installing VMware ESXi Unlocker, follow the steps below to create and configure a new virtual machine for macOS Mojave.
After connecting to VMware ESXi 6.7 via a web browser, click on Virtual Machines and then Create / Register VM.
In the Create New Virtual Machine window, select Create a new virtual machineand click on the Next button.
Configure macOSMojave1014 for the virtual machine name and set Compatibility to ESXi 6.7, Guest OS Family setting to Mac OS and Guest OS Version to Apple macOS 10.14 (64-bit) and click Next to continue.
Select Datastore to install macOS Mojave 10.14 and click Next.
For MacOS Mojave that will run on VMware ESXi, configure the number of processors to 2 and the RAM size to 4 GB.
Configure the Network Adapter and then click Datastore ISO File to add the macOS Mojave ISO file to the virtual machine.
Also, configure the Video Card option to Auto-detect settings.
Select the macOS Mojave ISO file.
Finally, enable the Hardware Virtualization and Performance Counters options for the MacOS Mojave virtual machine’s processor configuration, and click Next.
The summary information of the macOS Mojave 10.14 virtual machine to be installed on VMware ESXi 6.7 is as follows. Click on the Finish button to continue the installation.
How to Install macOS Mojave in VMware ESXi Step by Step?
After making the necessary configurations for macOS Mojave on VMware vSphere ESXi 6.7, follow the steps below for installing macOS Mojave step by step.
Run the macOS Mojave virtual machine by clicking on the Power on button.
Wait for the macOS Mojave installation to begin.
Select your macOS system language and click Continue.
To make the disk configuration of the macOS Mojave, select Disk Utility and click the Continue button.
Once you have selected the VMware Virtual SATA Hard Drive Mediadisk, click the Erase button.
Type the disk name and click on the Erase button again.
After configuring the hard disk of macOS Mojave virtual machine, click on the Done button and then close the Disk Utility.
Select the Install macOS option and click the Continue button.
Click the Continue button to launch the MacOS Mojave installation on VMware ESXi.
Select the disk to install macOS Mojave 10.14 and click the Install button.
Wait while it is are copying the necessary files for macOS Mojave installation.
Wait while it is installing macOS Mojave on VMware vSphere Hypervisor ESXi 6.7. This may take some time…
After copying the installation files, the virtual machine will restart and you will see the following image. You need to configure the latest settings of the macOS Mojave.
Select the country you live in and click Continue.
Select your keyboard layout and click Continue.
To accept Apple’s Data & Privacy settings, click Continue directly.
If you are installing a clean macOS Mojave, you can continue with Don’t transfer any information now.
Click Sign Up Later and then Skip to sign in later on Apple.
Click the Agree button to accept the MacOS Mojave software license agreement.
Create a new user account for macOS Mojave and click Continue.
Click on Continue to allow applications such as Apple’s Maps, Find My Mac and allow you to send the errors you have on your Mac to Apple.
The biggest feature of macOS Mojave 10.14 is the Dark theme. Select Dark appearance and click Continue.
Once you have successfully installed macOS Mojave on VMware ESXi, you can check the version from the Apple Logo / About.
How to Install VMware Tools for macOS Mojave on VMware ESXi?
After installing macOS Mojave you need to install VMware Tools. With VMware Tools, you can use the virtual machine in full-screen mode and get the virtual machine to run more efficiently.
To install VMware Tools on an ESXi macOS virtual machine, follow the steps below in order.
Close the virtual machine and click the Edit button as shown below.
Upload Darwin.iso file into Datastore and then select Darwin.iso file in the Datastore Browser window.
After adding the darwin.iso file to the macOS Mojave virtual machine, click the Save button to save the settings.
Now, run the macOS Mojave virtual machine.
Double-click on the VMware Tools installation image and in the window that opens, double-click Install VMware Tools to launch the VMware Tools installation.
In the VMware Tools Installer window, click the Continue button.
Click the Continue Installation button again.
Type your user account name and password, and then click the Install Software button.
Click the OK button to turn off the Not Optimized for VMware Tools Macoption.
Click the Open Security Preferences button if you encounter System Extension Blocked alert.
Click the Allow button to allow the VMware Tools installation file.
After installing VMware Tools for macOS Mojave, click the Restart button to restart the virtual machine.
After the macOS Mojave 10.14 virtual machine restarts, make the virtual machine full screen.
You can understand whether VMware Tools is running on the full screen of the MacOS virtual machine.
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