Installing VIRL using the vSphere Client

The steps required to install VIRL onto a VMware vSphere (ESXi) host using the vSphere Client are described and illustrated below.

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For ESXi deployments some customization of VIRL may be necessary to accommodate factors such as existing IP subnets, static IP addressing, Internet proxies, and RAMdisks.  However - if VIRL can get an address via DHCP and none of these factors apply you may skip the steps below marked 'Optional'.

Step 1:  Get Started

Step 2:  Download the VIRL OVA

Step 3:  Prepare Network Port-Groups

Step 4:  Deploy the VIRL OVA

Step 5:  Adjust VIRL Virtual Machine Resources

Step 6:  Configure Static IP (Optional)

Step 7:  Configure Internet Proxies (Optional)

Step 8:  Prepare VIRL for Activation

Step 9:  Activate VIRL

Step 10:  Customize the VIRL Configuration (Optional)

Step 11:  Validate the VIRL Installation

Step 12:  Install and Configure VM Maestro

End of Installation.