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  1. Choose your preferred Datastore Once the Datastore has been selected, you can then click the Datastore browser Once the browser dialogue opens, select Upload
    • Choose your preferred Datastore

    • Once the Datastore has been selected, you can then click the Datastore browser

    • Once the browser dialogue opens, select Upload

    • Locate both the dozuki.vmdk (the Application volume) and the data.vmdk (the content volume) images provided by Dozuki

    • Once selected, click the Open button to begin the upload process

  2. Once upload is complete, SSH into your VMware host server Once logged in, navigate to the datastore where you uploaded the .vmdk files (ie: /vmfs/volumes/datastore1/... ) in the previous step.
    • Once upload is complete, SSH into your VMware host server

    • Once logged in, navigate to the datastore where you uploaded the .vmdk files (ie: /vmfs/volumes/datastore1/... ) in the previous step.

    • Use the following command syntax to convert the uploaded .vmdk files:

    • vmkfstools -i [image to be converted] [new image name for converted file] -d thin

    • Example usage: vmkfstools -i dozuki.vmdk dozukiConverted.vmdk -d thin

    • Once the conversion process has finished for both the App volume and the Data volume, proceed to the next step.

  3. Select Virtual Machines
    • Select Virtual Machines

    • Select Create / Register VM

  4. Once the dialogue opens, select the Create a new virtual machine
    • Once the dialogue opens, select the Create a new virtual machine

    • Click Next

  5. Name your VM For Compatibilty, select ESXi 6.5 virtual machine from the dropdown ESXi 5.5 or newer is required as ESXi 5.0 and later does not support SATA controllers (a requirement for Dozuki OnPrem).
    • Name your VM

    • For Compatibilty, select ESXi 6.5 virtual machine from the dropdown

    • ESXi 5.5 or newer is required as ESXi 5.0 and later does not support SATA controllers (a requirement for Dozuki OnPrem).

    • For Guest OS family, select Linux from the dropdown

    • For Guest OS Version, select CentOS 7 (64bit) from the dropdown

    • The Guest OS of the Virtual Machine is "Fedora" which is backwards compatible with CentOS/RHEL.

  6. Select the datastore you wish to use.
    • Select the datastore you wish to use.

    • Click Next

  7. Select the CPU Dropdown, enter appropriate number of CPUs to be used with the VM.
    • Select the CPU Dropdown, enter appropriate number of CPUs to be used with the VM.

    • Dozuki OnPrem's recommended minimum CPU count is four.

    • Select the Memory dropdown, enter the appropriate number of RAM to be used with the VM.

    • Dozuki OnPrem's recommended minimum amount of RAM is 8 GB.

    • Delete the default storage (titled Hard Disk 1)

  8. Click Add hard disk Select Existing hard disk Navigate to the dozukiConverted.vmdk from earlier in the procedure.
    • Click Add hard disk

    • Select Existing hard disk

    • Navigate to the dozukiConverted.vmdk from earlier in the procedure.

    • Click Next

    • Verify Data File points to the correct .vmdk file.

    • For your Virtual Device Node, Select your preferred SATA Drive ID

    • Select Controller 0 Disk 0 (SATA [ID]:0)

    • Select Dependent for your Disk Mode

  9. Click Add hard disk Select Existing hard disk Navigate to the dataConverted.vmdk from earlier in the procedure.
    • Click Add hard disk

    • Select Existing hard disk

    • Navigate to the dataConverted.vmdk from earlier in the procedure.

    • Click Next

    • Verify Data File points to the correct .vmdk file.

    • For your Virtual Device Node, Select your preferred SATA Drive ID

    • Select Controller 0 Disk 1 (SATA [ID]:1)

    • Select Dependent for your Disk Mode

    • Configure your required Network settings

    • The Dozuki VM will require DHCP to assign an IP address

    • If you require a statically assigned IP address, please contact Dozuki Support for documentation on accessing the Admin Console.

  10. Review the configuration of your new Virtual Machine
    • Review the configuration of your new Virtual Machine

    • Click Finish

  11. Power On your new virtual machine
    • Power On your new virtual machine

  12. Navigate to your VM's console You can tab to a set of informational TTY screens to check on the application by holding the ALT key +  Left arrow or Right arrow
    • Navigate to your VM's console

    • You can tab to a set of informational TTY screens to check on the application by holding the ALT key + Left arrow or Right arrow

  13. Verify the (3) services (depicted in the screenshot) are active and in the running state. On one of the TTY screens, you'll find details about network configuration of your server. The IP Address displaying correctly indicates your Dozuki OnPrem instance is accessible at that IP.
    • Verify the (3) services (depicted in the screenshot) are active and in the running state.

    • On one of the TTY screens, you'll find details about network configuration of your server.

    • The IP Address displaying correctly indicates your Dozuki OnPrem instance is accessible at that IP.

    • You've now successfully installed the application! Please continue to configure the installation by navigating to your application's IT Management Console (http://<YourVMsIPAdress>:8800) and following our general installation procedure.

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