Deploy a Gateway on VMWare vSphere with OVA Image

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

Prerequisites

See System Requirements for more details.

Download the Gateway

Click the DOWNLOAD button to download the OVA image.

Install Gateway as a Virtual Machine

  1. Connect to the ESXi server, and select Create New Virtual Machine.
  2. From 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)
  2. Login to SSH to Gateway CLI with following default credentials:
    • Username: admin
    • Password: Pass@1234
  3. Go to Registration and enter the following details:
    • API Server: copy and enter the host url.
    • Activation Token: copy and enter the activation token.
  4. Complete the registration.
  5. Change the default password.