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Active IQ Unified Manager 9.12
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Downloading the Unified Manager installation file

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Download the Unified Manager installation file from the NetApp Support Site to deploy Unified Manager as a virtual appliance.

What you'll need

You should have the login credentials for the NetApp Support Site.

The installation file is a .tar file that contains a root certificate, a README file, and an OVA file containing Unified Manager software configured for a virtual appliance.

  1. Log in to the NetApp Support Site, and navigate to the Download page for Unified Manager:

  2. Select the required version of Unified Manager and accept the end-users license agreement (EULA).

  3. Download and save the .tar file for VMware vSphere installation to a local directory or network directory that is accessible to your vSphere Client.

  4. Verify the checksum to ensure that the software downloaded correctly.

  5. Navigate to the directory where you downloaded the .tar file and enter the following command in your terminal window to expand the Unified Manager bundle:

    tar -xvzf ActiveIQUnifiedManager-<version>.tar.gz

    The required OVA file, a root certificate, and a README file for Unified Manager are unzipped to the target directory.

  6. Verify the integrity of the OVA file by following the steps provided in the README file.