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OnCommand Unified Manager 9.5
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Quick start instructions for VMWare installations

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System requirements

  • Operating system: VMware ESXi 5.5, 6.0, and 6.5

  • RAM: 12 GB

  • CPU: 9572 MHz total

  • Free disk space: 5 GB (thin provisioned), 152 GB (thick provisioned)

For detailed system requirements, see VMware software and installation requirements and Interoperability Matrix.

Installing OnCommand Unified Manager

Download the installer

  1. Download the OnCommandUnifiedManager-9.5RC1.ovas installation package.

  2. Save the file to a local directory or network directory that is accessible to your vSphere Client.

Install Unified Manager

VMware Tools is not included in the Unified Manager installation package. You must mount a CD-ROM or ISO image to install it as part of the Unified Manager installation process.

  1. In the vSphere Client, click File > Deploy OVF Template.

  2. Locate the OVA file and use the wizard to deploy the virtual appliance on the ESXi server.

  3. On the Network Configuration page in the Properties tab, populate the fields as required for the type of installation you are performing:

    • For a static configuration; Enter required information in all fields (Secondary DNS is not required).

    • For DHCP using IPv4; Leave all the fields blank.

    • For DHCP using IPv6; Check the “Enable Auto IPv6 addressing” box and leave all the other fields blank.

  4. Power on the VM.

  5. Click the Console tab to view the initial boot process.

  6. Follow the prompt to install VMware Tools on the VM.

  7. Configure the time zone.

  8. Enter a Unified Manager maintenance user name and password.

At the end of the installation, the information to connect to the Unified Manager web UI is displayed.