|| In the
vSphere (or vCenter) Client login dialog box, enter your login
Navigation pane, choose the
OVF Template window appears.
|| In the
Source pane, do one of the following to choose your
OVF source location:
- Browse to the location,
choose the file, and click
- Deploy from a URL on your
local area network. Replace
FQDN (Fully Qualified Domain Name) with the IP address
or domain name, and click
Template Details pane, verify the details and click
License Agreement pane, read the license agreement, and
Location pane, do the following:
- Optional: In the
Name field, edit the VM name.
- Choose the
is being deployed, and click
Host/Cluster pane, choose the required host, cluster,
or resource pool, and click
Datastore pane, choose the location to store
VM files, and click
Format pane, choose one of the following radio buttons and click
- Thin Provisioned
format—To allocate storage on demand as data is written to disk.
- Thick Provisioned (Lazy
Zeroed) format —To allocate storage immediately in thick format.
- Thick Provisioned (Eager
Zeroed) format —To allocate storage in thick format. It might take
longer to create disks using this option.
Mapping pane, choose your network and click
Address Allocation pane, click
The DHCP check
box is checked by default.
Complete pane, verify the options selected, and click
||Make sure you
have sufficient vCPU and memory to power on the VM.
||Power on the VM.
can configure network properties from the shelladmin.
appliance starts up, do the following when you are prompted about whether to
continue with DHCP or configure a static IP address:
- If DHCP is enabled, enter
no to ensure that IP addresses are assigned
- If you want to use a static
IP address, enter
yes and then enter the following information:
||When you are
prompted to continue with the configuration, enter
Wait for the
appliance to boot up before you continue.
appliance has booted up, copy and paste the
IP address that appears into a supported web browser to access the
Login page, enter
admin as the username and
admin for the login password.
Change your admin password after this initial login.