How to deploy software defined Virtual Machine (SCVM) on VMWare ESXi?
Requirement before installation
The following are the prerequisites for installing a new SCVM:
1- This document assumes that VMware ESX 5.x/6.x is already installed on the node on which the SCVM is to be deployed. vSphere Client is used to configure the ESXi hypervisor.
2- 4 GB or more of free memory for use by the SCVM.
3- Powerful CPU(s) (Intel Xeon or equivalent is recommended).
4- A minimum of 24 GB of storage for loading the StoneFly StoneFusion is required.
5- Two virtual networks defined in VMware ESXi server: One for the LAN, and another for the SAN. There must be at least one physical interface reserved for each network.
6- Additional storage space (internal or external) to be managed by the SCVM.
7- SCVM package (SCVM software CD, documents, and additional files).
1. Login to VSphere or VCenter. Select the host to add new virtual machine to. Right click and select New Virtual Machine
Once selection is made click Next to continue.