Open your vSphere client.|
||Click Hosts and Clusters and choose a host.|
||From the toolbar, choose .|
||In the Deploy OVF Template dialog box, choose an .ova file on your local machine, or choose a file from another location (URL).|
||Click Deploy from File.|
||From the Open dialog box, choose the appropriate .ova file and click Open.|
||Click Next. |
The OVF Template Details dialog box appears inside the Deploy OVF Template dialog box. The OVF Template Details dialog box is the first of six pages in the Deploy OVF Template dialog box that you use to set parameters for the Cisco VNMC instance.
||View your template details and click Next.|
||In the User License Agreement window, view the license and click Accept.|
||In the Name and Location window, do the following:|
- In the Name field, enter a template name.
- In the Inventory Location area, choose the appropriate folder and click Next.
||In the VNMC Installer window, from the Configuration drop-down list, choose VNMC Installer and click Next|
||Choose the appropriate network and click Next to open the Properties window .|
||In the IP Address area, enter an IP address in the IPv4 IP Address field and a gateway address in the IPv4 Gateway field. |
The netmask is defaulted to 255.255.255.0.
|| In the VNMC DNS area, do the following:|
- (Optional) Enter an IP address in the DNS field.
- In the VNMC DNS area, enter a hostname in the Host Name field and a domain name in the Domain Name field.
||In the VNMC Password area, enter a password in the Password field or the Secret field. |
You enter the admin password in the Password field.
||Verify that a value is entered in the following fields of the VNMC Restore area: |
||Click Next. The Ready to Complete dialog box opens.|
||View your installation settings and click Finish. |
The progress dialog box appears. Once the virtual machine is installed, the Deployment Completed Successfully dialog box opens.
||Click Close. |
The Cisco VNMC instance is created.