||Log in to VMware
Navigation pane, Choose the
Cisco UCS Director
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
Accept. Click Next.
Location pane, do the following:
- Optional: In the
Name field, edit the VM name.
- From the
Inventory Location area, choose the inventory
is being deployed, and click
Center was chosen in a previous step, option b is not available.
Host/Cluster pane, choose the required host, cluster,
or resource pool, and click
Storage 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
Properties pane, enter the following information and
IP address and management IP subnet mask are set to 0.0.0.0 to use DHCP by
If the root
password and shell admin password are not configured, default values are used.
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.
Power on after deployment check box on the
to Complete pane is checked, the appliance powers on automatically
1 to choose
UCS Director (Default) from the personality options and press
If you press
Enter without choosing an option, the default
UCS Director (Default) is applied.
appliance has booted up, transfer the
IP address (from the IP address that is shown) into a supported web browser to
Login page, enter
admin as the username and
admin for the login password.
Change your admin password after this initial login.