Deploy the StorReduce Monitor OVA
If you have not already done so please contact us to request a free trial of StorReduce and download the StorReduce Monitor OVA file for VMware.
Use the vSphere web client to register a new virtual machine, making sure to select the OVA-style deployment:
Assign a name to the new virtual machine and upload the StorReduce Monitor OVA file that you previously downloaded:
Select a data store making sure to select one that supports thin provisioning:
After completing the new virtual machine wizard please edit the configuration and give it at least 2 CPU cores and at least 6 GB of memory:
Please login using the default username
root and password
storreduce and use
nmtui (or similar) to set a static IP address:
Now that the StorReduce Monitor Appliance has been deployed please return to the StorReduce Monitor Deployment Guide to continue the configuration.