Examples of Cisco VNMC OVA Template Deployment and Cisco VNMC ISO Installations
This appendix provides example procedures for OVF and ISO installations.
This appendix includes the following sections:
•OVA Installation Using vSphere 4.0 Installer
•OVA Installation Using an ISO Image
OVA Installation Using vSphere 4.0 Installer
You can perform an OVA installation using vSphere 4.0 Installer.
BEFORE YOU BEGIN
Ensure that you have the VSM IP address available.
Ensure that you have all the proper networking information available, including the IP address you will use for your VNMC instance.
Step 1 Open your vSphere client.
Step 2 Click Hosts and Clusters, and then choose a host.
Step 3 From the toolbar, choose File > Deploy OVF Template.
The Deploy OVF Template dialog box appears. In the dialog box, choose an .ova file on your local machine, or choose a file from another location (URL).
Step 4 Click Deploy from File.
Step 5 Click Browse.
The Open dialog box appears.
Step 6 From the Open dialog box, choose the appropriate .ova file and then click Open.
Step 7 Click Next.
The OVF Template Details page appears inside the Deploy OVF Template dialog box. The OVF Template Details page is the first of six pages in the Deploy OVF Template dialog box that you use to set parameters for the Cisco VNMC instance.
Step 8 View your template details, and then click Next.
The End User License Agreement page appears.
Step 9 View the license, and then click Accept.
Step 10 Click Next.
The Name and Location page appears.
Step 11 In the Name field, enter a template name.
Step 12 In the Inventory Location area, choose the appropriate folder.
Step 13 Click Next.
The VNM Installer page appears.
Step 14 From the Configuration drop-down list, choose VNM Installer.
Step 15 Click Next.
Step 16 Choose the appropriate network, and then click Next.
The Properties page appears.
Step 17 In the IP Address area, enter an IP address in the IPv4 IP Address field and a gateway address in the IPv4 Gateway field.
Note The netmask is defaulted to 255.255.255.0.
Step 18 (Optional) In the VNM DNS area, enter an IP address in the DNS field.
Step 19 In the VNM DNS area, enter a hostname in the Host Name field and a domain name in the Domain Name field.
Step 20 In the VNM Password area, enter a password in the Password field or the Secret field.
Note You enter the admin password in the Password field.
Step 21 Verify that any value is entered in the following fields of the the VNM Restore area:
Step 22 Click Next.
The Ready to Complete page appears.
Step 23 View your installation settings, and then click Finish.
The progress dialog box appears. Once the virtual machine is installed, the Deployment Completed Successfully dialog box appears.
Step 24 Click Close.
The Cisco VNMC instance is created.
OVA Installation Using an ISO Image
You can perform an OVA installation using an ISO image.
Step 1 Download a Cisco VNMC ISO to your client machine.
Step 2 Open a vCenter client.
Step 3 Create a virtual machine on the appropriate host as follows:
a. Ensure your virtual machine has the proper HDD size.
b. Ensure your virtual machine has 2 GB of RAM.
c. Choose Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 64-bit as your operating system.
Step 4 Power on your virtual machine.
Step 5 Mount the ISO to the virtual machine CD ROM drive as follows:
a. Right-click the virtual machine and choose Open the VM Console.
b. From the virtual machine console, click Connect/Disconnect CD/DVD Devices.
c. Choose CD/DVD Drive1.
d. Choose Connect to ISO Image on Local Disk.
e. Choose the ISO image that you downloaded.
Step 6 Reboot the VM using VM, Guest, Send Ctrl+Alt+Del.
The ISO installer appears.
Step 7 Enter the appropriate values in the ISO installer.
Step 8 Once installation is completed, click Reboot.
The Cisco VNMC instance is created.