Installing ESX in the past has been a fairly uncomplicated process. It's now even easier with ESX 3i. In the below video, ESX was installed from CD and then configured with an initial password and static IP address. At the conclusion of this video, the server would be ready for further configuration by downloading the Virtual Infrastructure Client from http://192.168.1.40/. The video runs for just under 3 minutes and the actuall time for the install was under 5 minutes.