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Your system does not support long mode

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Just a quick note for anyone who may come across a similar issue when trying to deploy server images on to their VMWare environment.

I've been lucky enough to get a new server recently to test various virtual WLCs and management packages that are being put out by various wireless vendors. But after installing ESXi and deploying a couple of server images, when I tried to start the virtual servers up, I kept getting the following messages popping up in vShere:


(For search engine benefit: This virtual machine is configured for 64-bit operating systems. However, 64-bit operation is not possible. Longmode is not possible. Longmode is disabled for this virtual machine)
Also, in the console of the server (Cisco MSE & NCS), I was getting the following reported: "Your CPU does not support long mode. use a 32 bit distribution"
I was concerned that maybe there was an issue with my server CPU, in terms of support for virtualization. 
I rebooted the server and dropped in to the B…