CisCo : Installing the VSG ( Virutual Security Gateway ) Software from an ISO File

DETAILED STEPS

Step 1 Upload the Cisco Virtual Security Gateway ISO image to the vCenter datastore.

Step 2 From the data center in the vSphere Client menu, choose your ESX host where you want to install the Cisco Virtual Security Gateway and choose New Virtual Machine.

The Create New Virtual Machine dialog box opens.

Step 3 Click the Custom radio button to create a VM, and click Next.

The Create New Virtual Machine dialog box opens.

Step 4 In the Name field, add a name for the Cisco VSG that is unique within the inventory folder and less than 80 characters long.

Step 5 In the Inventory Location field, choose your data center. Click Next.

The Datastore dialog box opens.

Step 6 From the Select a datastore in which to store the VM files pane, choose your datastore. Click Next.

The Virtual Machine Version dialog box opens.

Step 7 Click the Virtual Machine Version: 7 radio button to run on VMware ESX server version 4.0 or later and VMware Server 2.0.

The Guest Operating System dialog box opens.

Step 8 Click the Linux radio button.

Step 9 In the Version field, choose Other 2.6x Linux (32-bit) from the drop-down list. Click Next.

The CPUs dialog box opens.

Step 10 In the Number of virtual processors field, choose 1 from the drop-down list. Click Next.

The Memory dialog box opens.

Step 11 Choose 2GB memory size. Click Next.

The Create Network Connectors dialog box opens.

Step 12 In the How many NICs do you want to connect? field, choose 3 from the drop-down list.

Step 13 In the Network pane, choose service, management, and HA port profiles in that sequence from the NIC 1, NIC 2, and NIC 3 drop-down lists as required. Choose VMXNET3 for the adapter type for NIC 1. Choose E1000 for the adapter type for NIC 2 and NIC 3. Click Next.

The SCSI Controller dialog box opens.

Step 14 The radio button for the default SCSI controller is chosen. Click Next.

The Select a Disk dialog box opens. The radio button for the default disk is chosen.

Step 15 Click Next.

The Create a Disk dialog box opens. The default virtual disk size and policy is chosen.

Step 16 Click Next.

The Advanced Options dialog box opens. The default options are chosen.

Step 17 Click Next.

The Ready to Complete dialog box opens.

Step 18 In the Settings for the new virtual machine pane, review your settings.

Step 19 Check the Edit the virtual machine before completion box. Click Continue.

A dialog box with device details opens.

Step 20 From the Hardware pane, choose your New CD/DVD (adding).

Step 21 Click the Datastore ISO File radio button to browse and locate your ISO file from the drop-down menu.

Step 22 In the Device Status pane, check the Connect at power on box. Click Finish.

The Summary tab window opens.

Step 23 In the Recent Tasks pane, wait for the Create virtual machine status to complete.

Step 24 From the vSphere Client menu, choose your recently installed VM and click Power on the virtual machine in the VM pane.

Step 25 Click the Console tab to view the VM console and wait for the Install Virtual Firewall and bring up the new image to boot.

 

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