Install Customer Collaboration Platform
Create a virtual machine using a VMware Open Virtual Format template.
Use the respective version specific OVA template for the fresh installation of Customer Collaboration Platform.
When deploying the template, select either a large or a small deployment from the drop-down list.
Mount the Customer Collaboration Platform DVD or ISO file to the virtual machine and set the virtual machine to boot from the Customer Collaboration Platform DVD. The installation wizard opens. Use Tab to navigate between elements and then press the space bar or the Enter key to select the element and proceed.
Perform the media check when prompted.
Follow the instructions on the screen and select Yes or Continue.
Use the arrow keys to highlight the correct time zone and then use Tab to navigate to the OK button. Press Enter to proceed.
Provide the network information for Customer Collaboration Platform. You must provide valid hostname with matching IP address. The system confirms that the hostname matches the IP address later in the installation process.
Select Yes to provide DNS Client Settings for Customer Collaboration Platform. Provide DNS servers and the domain. Select OK.
Provide an Administrator ID and password. This credentials is for platform (Unified OS) administration.
Provide information about your organization. This information generates the security (SSL) certificates for this server.
You must provide at least one NTP Server. Enter the NTP host address and select OK.
Provide a security password.
Provide a username and password for the Customer Collaboration Platform administrator. You can import additional Customer Collaboration Platform users from Active Directory after the Customer Collaboration Platform installation is complete.
The confirmation window opens. You can select Back to change settings or OK to complete the installation. Installation can take up to two hours. The server may reboot to complete the installation steps. If you install from an ISO file and see the virtual machine message to "Disconnect anyway (and override the lock)?", select Yes.
A sign-in prompt appears on the server console.