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  • Addmi 04-va installation

    1. 1. Virtual Appliance Installation
    2. 2. <ul><li>Installing a production VA </li></ul><ul><li>Installing the VA for training or demo trials </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How to obtain and install VMServer V2.0 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Downloading the Demo VA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to expand the zip file </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to setup VMServer to run a demo VA </li></ul></ul>Install a VA Outline
    3. 3. A few words on installing a Production VA
    4. 4. <ul><li>VMware support matrix </li></ul><ul><ul><li>R – Recommended Platform </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>S – Supported by BMC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>V – Supported by BMC only if VMware supported </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>T – Will require conversion on deployment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C – Community Support via Forum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>x – Not supported </li></ul></ul>Virtual Appliance Community Edition Small Production (< 500 OSI) Large Production (> 500 OSI) VMware vSphere 4 or later C R S T R S T VMware ESXi v4 or later C R V T R V T VMware VI (ESX) 3.0.2 or later C S T S T VMware ESXi 3.5 or later C V T V T VMware Server 2.0 or later C V x VMware Player 2.x or later C x x VMware Workstation 5.x or later C x x
    5. 5. VA Resources <ul><li>Resources required for the VA </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The lower bound is a minimum, the upper bound has sufficient headroom to ensure high performance </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sizing Classes </li></ul>Resource POC Baseline Datacenter Consolidated Enterprise CPUs 2 2 4 4-8 RAM (GB) 2 4 8 16-32 DB Disk (GB) no snapshot 50 100 200 200-660 DB Disk (GB) snapshot 50 200 500 660-1500 Proof of Concept Small test deployments of Atrium Discovery 150 OSIs Baseline A typical baseline as offered by Atrium Discovery 500 OSIs Datacenter A typical large scale deployment 2000 - 5000 OSIs Consolidated Enterprise Enterprise scale deployments, typically a Consolidation Appliance taking feeds from many Scanning Appliances 20000 - 40000 OSIs
    6. 6. VA Disks <ul><li>BMC Atrium Discovery makes intensive use of disk resource </li></ul><ul><li>Deploy using the highest IO disk speed resource </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Low disk IO impacts performance and scanning rate </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Use the Virtual Appliance capability to have a second disk dedicated to database files </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This allows the system to split the two most intense operations, writing database files and maintain transaction log, across two separate disks to avoid contention </li></ul></ul><ul><li>For more information see: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.tideway.com/confluence/display/73/Configuring+the+Virtual+Appliance </li></ul>
    7. 7. VMware Tools & Time <ul><li>After deployment of a VA the version of VMware Tools on the VA must be upgraded to the latest version </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>From the Options tab of the VMware Tools Control Panel, click the Update button. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Select Automatic VMware Tools Upgrade. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Click Upgrade. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Consider the time zone and configure accordingly </li></ul><ul><li>Additionally NTP must be setup to ensure there is no clock skew </li></ul>
    8. 8. Installing a VA for training and trials
    9. 9. Obtain VMServer 2.0 (1) <ul><li>http://www.vmware.com/freedownload/login.php?product=server20 </li></ul><ul><li>Enter registration details and email address to receive the (essential) license activation codes </li></ul>
    10. 10. Obtain VMServer 2.0 (2) <ul><li>Click continue, after providing name and email address </li></ul><ul><li>Will be asked for more details and most importantly about how many license keys you require to install VMServer on Windows and/or Linux </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Choose at least one Windows License then click register </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Obtain VMServer 2.0 (3) <ul><li>Click on the link to download VMServer 2 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Download is ~600MB so it might take a while depending on your connection </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Check your email for the activation link to access License key(s) </li></ul><ul><li>Check spam filter </li></ul>
    12. 12. VMServer Installation (1) <ul><li>Double Click on the downloaded VMware-server Application file </li></ul><ul><li>After a few minutes you will be prompted to continue </li></ul>
    13. 13. VMServer 2.0 Installation (2) <ul><li>Click next, accept the license agreement and click next again </li></ul>
    14. 14. VMServer 2.0 Installation (3) <ul><li>Click Next when asked the installation location </li></ul>
    15. 15. VMServer 2.0 Installation (4) <ul><li>Important: Please make a note of the virtual machine storage path </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Change if needed </li></ul></ul><ul><li>You may want to deselect “Allow virtual machines to start and stop automatically” </li></ul><ul><li>Click Next </li></ul>
    16. 16. VMServer 2.0 Installation (5) <ul><li>Click next to accept the creation of the shortcuts </li></ul>
    17. 17. VMServer 2.0 Installation (6) <ul><li>Click Install to initiate the installation </li></ul>
    18. 18. VMServer 2.0 Installation (7) <ul><li>It may take several minutes before this window changes </li></ul>
    19. 19. VMServer 2.0 Installation Part 8 <ul><li>Enter Your User Name, Company and Serial Number </li></ul>
    20. 20. VMServer 2.0 Installation (9) <ul><li>Click Finish </li></ul><ul><li>Complete the installation by clicking on Yes to restart the machine </li></ul>
    21. 21. Training VA Location and Compression <ul><li>The Atrium Discovery VA needed for training will be provided </li></ul><ul><ul><li>On a DVD or some other storage device </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Or download from the website </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The file will be compressed to save space and help with transfer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use 7-zip to unpack both .zip and .tgz file types </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A copy of 7-zip is included with training VA </li></ul><ul><li>Or download a copy of 7-Zip </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://downloads.sourceforge.net/sevenzip/7z464.exe </li></ul></ul>
    22. 22. Install 7-Zip <ul><li>Click on Install </li></ul><ul><li>Click Finish to complete installation </li></ul>
    23. 23. Expand the VA zip file <ul><li>Right click on the downloaded VA zip file and click on 7-Zip and then on Extract files </li></ul><ul><li>Change the location that the zip file will be extracted to the virtual machine storage path as per the step in VMServer 2.0 Installation Part 4 </li></ul>
    24. 24. Add VA to VMServer (1) <ul><li>Click Yes to proceed and to ignore the site security message </li></ul><ul><li>Enter the same Login name and password to you used to log into the PC </li></ul><ul><li>Open VMware Server Console by clicking the desktop icon: </li></ul>
    25. 25. Add VA to VMServer (2) <ul><li>You will now see the VMware Infrastructure Web Access console </li></ul>
    26. 26. Add VA to VMServer (3) <ul><li>Click on “Add Virtual Machine to Inventory” in the Commands section on the right hand side </li></ul><ul><li>Click on “standard” in the Inventory section </li></ul>
    27. 27. Add VA to VMServer (4) <ul><li>Back in the inventory section, click on the VA icon and wait for the section to load on the right then click on the green triangle play button </li></ul>
    28. 28. Add VA to VMServer (5) <ul><li>If you receive the message below regarding available memory, choose Reduce Memory and click OK </li></ul>
    29. 29. Add VA to VMServer (6) <ul><li>You will see the IP address of the VA on the right hand side in the Status section </li></ul>
    30. 30. Further Resources <ul><li>VMware Server 2.0 Documentation: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.vmware.com/support/pubs/server_pubs.html </li></ul></ul>Tideway Foundation Version 7.2 Documentation Title
    31. 31. <ul><li>Online Documentation: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.tideway.com/confluence/display/81/Installing+a+BMC+Atrium+Discovery+Virtual+Appliance </li></ul></ul>Further Resources Tideway Foundation Version 7.2 Documentation Title

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