5.5, VMware

VMware vCenter Server Appliance 5.5 (vCSA)

Helooooo
in my last Blog i show you how to install VMware vCenter on Windows Platform, well that is a history cause VMware decide to let go of it after vCenter 6.5 and complete with Linux. Yes linux virtual appliance running Linux and comes as an OVF and i download it to my Desk
So what i will show you is installation of vCenter Server Appliance 5.5

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so let proceed with the installation
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i login to my Host and
File – i choose to deploy OVF Template3
Browse to the location of my OVF5
Choose Next and it show detail of my OVF6
Choose a Name to my Machine and press Next7
Select the storage were i will install my machine to 8
I choose Thin Provision 9
Last press Finish10
Wait till Machine been Deployed
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And finally Successfully Deployed
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As you can see my machine been Deployed on my Host so i Turn it on by press the power13
Choose the VMware vCenter Server Appliance14

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And it finish and it show the link for my vCenter Server which giving to me by my DHCP Server
https://192.168.208.59:5480
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go to my Firefox Browser and type the vCenter URL
https://192.168.208.59:5480
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Choose Advanced and make an exception 19
Now login to my vCenter using The initial default user name and the default password
username: root
Password: vmware20
First thing Accept the EULA21
Choose to configure the default settings22
And press start23
It will take time but then press Close25
And then you can see the Summary Page
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Go to network Tab – Address
to change your configuration from DHCP to static 27
Type the required IP Address and Netmask
and Save your settings28

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Press Refresh30
Go to vCenter Server Tab – Time tab
and Choose VMware Tools Synchronization and Save Settings
This gives you the option to synchronize the time of the guest OS with the ESXi host32
Then go to Database Setting and choose embedded33
Now to test the SSO Settings first we need to stop the Server
Go to vCenter Server Page – Summary
and press Stop front of the Server
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Type go to SSO Tab and set the password of the Administrator and press (Test Settings) and it may take little time and then it as you see it show Operation was Successful34
Now when you press Save it will show this warning
its okay just press OK

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And again the Operation was Successful
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Now go back to Summary page and start the Server Again37
now go to your Explorer and browse to the ip address of the vCSA
https://192.168.208.59:9443
and accept the warning38
now login with the
username: Administrator@vsphere.local
Password: you choose in the SSO39
And just like that it finally installed40

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