vSphere Replication 5.8: Deploying Appliance by vSphere Client


At first, you need to configure an IP Pool in the vSphere Client, because the deployment could fail while the IP address is being configured.

1 – Click on the Datacenter you want to deploy the appliance, select IP Pools and click add.

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2 – Configure IPv4 options.

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3 – Configure DNS options.

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4- Configure Associations options that means the portgroup you want to associate, and click OK.

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Second, Mount the ISO in the server you are going to deploy the OVF.

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Third, following the next steps to deploy the OVF appliance.

1 – Click file and Deploy OVF template.

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2 – Select the file OVF and the address.

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3 – Review the details and click next.

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4 – Accept the license  Agreement.

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5 – Choose the name and location.

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6 – Select the CPU you want to assign to the virtual machine.

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7 – Select cluster you want to deploy the OVF.

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8 – Select the host you want to deploy the OVF.

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9 – Select the datastore.

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10 – Select the format disk, in this case thin provision.

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11 – In this part you choose the portgroup that the appliance will have. Remember the IP Pool you configured before.

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12 – Select how you are going to configure the IP address.

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13 – Configure the properties.

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14 – Select the vCenter you want to register the vSphere Replication.

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15 – Review the deatils, select ‘Power on after deployment´ and click finish.

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Fourth, validate the deployment on vSphere Web client.

1 – Get in in vSphere Web Client and click on vSphere replication Plug-in.

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2 – Validate the vSphere Replication state.

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Hoping you have enjoyed this post, see you soon.


 

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