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This guide explains how to install a monolithic or a distributed environment through OVA files.


Monolithic environment:

-Monolithic OVA

-Monitoring OVA (optionally)


Download the monolithic and monitoring Abiquo appliances and follow the steps below:

  1. Open the vCenter vSphere web client
  2. Go to Host and clusters section in the vSphere web client side panel
  3. Go to Actions and select Deploy OVF template

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  4. Select Local file and choose the monolithic OVA downloaded in step 1. Click Next
  5. The vSphere client will display the OVA details. Click Next

  6. Accept the EULA and click Next
  7. Edit the deployed VM name and choose where you want to deploy it. After this, click Next
  8. Select which cluster or host will be used for deploy and click Next
  9. Choose the datastore for the deployed VM and click Next
  10. Select the network destination for the VM management NIC and click Next

  11. Enter the template details depending on the OVA you are deploying. For more details, see the parameters table in the documentation for the module. When configured, click Next

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  12. Review the deployment configuration details. If they are OK, you can select the Power on after deployment checkbox. If you need to add extra NICs and HDDs to the VM before deployment, do not select the checkbox. Click Finish

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  13. Repeat the steps 1-11 for the monitoring OVA file, and fill the form for that OVA. On RabbitMQ IP, set the monolithic IP address:

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Distributed environment:

-Server

-Remote services

-V2V

-Monitoring


Download the server, remoteservices, v2v and monitoring Abiquo appliances and follow the steps below:

  1. Open the vCenter vSphere web client
  2. Go to Host and clusters section in the vSphere web client side panel
  3. Go to Actions and select Deploy OVF template

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  4. Select Local file and choose the server OVA downloaded in step 1. Click Next
  5. The vSphere client will display the OVA details. Click Next

  6. Accept the EULA and click Next
  7. Edit the deployed VM name and choose where you want to deploy it. After this, click Next
  8. Select which cluster or host will be used for deploy and click Next
  9. Choose the datastore for the deployed VM and click Next
  10. Select the network destination for the VM management NIC and click Next

  11. Enter the template details depending on the OVA you are deploying. For more details, see the parameters table in the documentation for the module. When configured, click Next

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  12. Review the deployment configuration details. If they are OK, you can select the Power on after deployment checkbox. If you need to add extra NICs and HDDs to the VM before deployment, do not select the checkbox. Click Finish

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  13. Repeat the steps 1-12 for the remoteservices, V2V and monitoring OVA files, fill the form for every OVA. On RabbitMQ IP, set the server IP address:

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