esxi5 custom iso image building


short quick procedure for building custom iso image esx5 .
First download the offline esxi5 depo file from vmware and then in powercli :

Add-EsxSoftwareDepot -DepotUrl C:\esx-depot-5.0.0-469512\VMware-ESXi-5.0.0-469512-depot.zip

New-EsxImageProfile -CloneProfile ESXi-5.0.0-469512-standard -Name “Esxi5-469512-hp-cisco”

Add-EsxSoftwareDepot -DepotUrl C:\esx-depot-5.0.0-469512\HP-drivers.zip

Add-EsxSoftwareDepot -DepotUrl C:\esx-depot-5.0.0-469512\CISCO-drivers.zip

Add-EsxSoftwarePackage -ImageProfile “Esxi5-469512-hp-cisco” -SoftwarePackage hp-driver

Add-EsxSoftwarePackage -ImageProfile “Esxi5-469512-hp-cisco” -SoftwarePackage Cisco-driver

## double checking if all is inside our new custom cisco/hp iso

(Get-EsxImageProfile -Name “Esxi5-469512-hp-cisco”).VibList

Export-ESXImageProfile -ExportTo-Iso -ImageProfile “Esxi5-469512-hp-cisco” -FilePath “c:\my_custom_cd.iso” -Force -NoSignatureCheck

and so on…

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