VMWARE – Enable Virtualization inside ESXi Virtual Machine

  1. Shutdown the VM.
  2. Browse vSphere Datastore where the VM is located:

 

2. Double click the VM’s folder.

3. Download the VM’s .vmx file:

 

 

4. Edit the downloaded .vmx file. Add these lines to the end of the file:

vhv.enable = “TRUE”
hypervisor.cpuid.v0 = “FALSE”

5. Rename the .vmx Datastore’s file.

6. Upload the new .vmx file to the VM’s folder.

7. Power On the VM.

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In some versions you may change this configuration in the VM’s settings:

 

Enjoy! 🙂