Deploy a Gateway on VMWare vSphere with ISO Image

Deploy the gateway as a virtual machine using the ISO image on VMware vSphere.

Prerequisites

See System Requirements for more details.

Download the Gateway

Click the DOWNLOAD button to download the ISO image.

Install Gateway as a Virtual Machine

  1. Connect to the ESXi server, and select Create New Virtual Machine.
  2. From the Create New Virtual Machine, provide details for the following:
    • Configuration: Select Typical.
    • Name and Location: Provide a unique name for the virtual machine.
    • Storage: Select a destination storage section to store the virtual machine files.
    • Guest Operating System: Select Linux and the desired version. For example, Ubuntu Linux(64-bit).
    • Network: Select the number of NICs to connect to the network and select Connect at Power ON.
    • Create a Disk: Provide the disk size value and the unit accordingly. Also, select the data store type from the available list.
      Recommended size: 40 GB.
    • Ready to Complete: View and verify the configuration summary of the new virtual machine.
    • Select the checkbox Edit the virtual machine settings before completion and perform the following:
      1. Click Continue.
      2. From the New Virtual Machine Properties window, click the Hardware tab.
      3. From the Hardware tab, provide details for the following:
        • Memory: Provide the memory size (Recommended size is 4 GB) and the corresponding unit in the Memory Configuration section.
        • CPUs: Provide the number of CPUs (Recommended cores: 2 vCPUs).
      4. Click Finish.
        The ESXi server displays the new virtual machine.

To power on the machine, right-click on the machine, Power > Power On.
To initiate the gateway installation, press Enter key on the keyboard.

Activate the Gateway

  1. Login to Gateway Administration Web UI using the following URL:
    https://<Gateway_IP_Address>:5480
    (or)
    Login to SSH to Gateway CLI with following default credentials:
    • Username: admin
    • Password: Pass@1234
  2. Go to Registration and enter the following details:
    • API Server: copy and enter the host url.
    • Activation Token: copy and enter the activation token.
  3. Complete the registration.
  4. Change the default password.