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The simplest way to setup a Mac OS X on ESXi 5.x+?

On all supported hardware.

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closed as off topic by Daniel Beck, soandos, studiohack Jan 26 '12 at 1:50

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This is similar to "Hackintosh" questions and we consider these to be off topic. –  Daniel Beck Jan 20 '12 at 20:20
    
How about now... –  Peter Arandorenko Jan 20 '12 at 20:29
    
No Apple hardware = TOS violation. It's that easy. That's also why VMware restricts it like that (see answer by skub). They don't care, but Apple does. –  Daniel Beck Jan 20 '12 at 20:30
    
Not quite... Still have the non-standard hardware on there. –  skub Jan 20 '12 at 20:31
    

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Only ESXi 5 supports OS X as a host operating system and only on Apple branded servers. Beyond that, it's against the TOS to run OS X on any non-Apple branded hardware.

See requirements here.

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What about all the people that do not have Apple branded servers? –  Peter Arandorenko Jan 20 '12 at 20:31
    
Those people will have to restate their questions or look for answers elsewhere... –  skub Jan 20 '12 at 20:54

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