Reading Time: 2 minutes ESXi is the unified version of the VMware hypervisor, but it could be installed on a host in different way: Embedded: is a OEM version usually shipped with the host Installable: is the one available from the VMware download site PXE: is used in the AutoDeploy environment If could be obvios know if you have a PXE type, how is possible find if you have an Installable or Embedded version? The destination media is not enough because you can install ESXi also over the vendor’s SD card used for the embedded versions.