Enterprise Recon 2.0.27

vSphere

This section describes how to create a virtual machine on a VMware ESXi server with the vSphere client and install ER2 on it.

Requirements

Create a New Virtual Machine

  1. Open vSphere Client.
  2. Select File > New > Virtual Machine…. This opens the Create New Virtual Machine wizard. er2-install-vsphere-1.png

  3. On the Configuration page, select Typical and click Next.
  4. On the Name and Location page, enter a name for your virtual machine and click Next.
  5. On the Storage page, select the destination storage for the virtual machine and click Next.
  6. On the Guest Operating System page: select the following:
    • Guest Operating System: Linux.
    • Version: CentOS 6 (64-bit).
    • Click Next.
  7. On the Network page, fill in the NIC 1 fields as follows:
    • Network: VM Network.
    • Adaptor: VMXNet 3.
    • Connect at Power On: Select this option.

    er2-install-vsphere-2.png

  8. On the Create a Disk page, do the following:
    1. Virtual disk size: Enter the size for the virtual machine.
    2. Thick Provision Lazy Zeroed: Select this option.
    3. Click Next.

    er2-install-vsphere-3.png

  9. On the Ready to Complete page, review your configuration settings. Click Finish to complete the setup. er2-install-vsphere-4.png

Install ER2 on the Virtual Machine

  1. Open the vSphere client, select the new virtual machine.
  2. Go to Connect/Disconnect the CD/DVD devices of the virtual machine > CD/DVD Drive 1 > Connect to ISO image on local disk.
  3. Specify the location of ER2 ISO file.
    er2-install-vsphere-5.png
  4. Click the Start button to start the virtual machine.
  5. Follow the instructions to Run the Installer.