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VMware vSphere 5.5 Cookbook by Abhilash G B

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Preparing VMware vMA for first use

After vMA is deployed, it will need to go through a few initial configuration steps before you can begin using it. The configuration is done at the appliance's guest operating system level.

Tip

The vMA appliance runs SUSE Linux Enterprise Linux (SLES) 11 SP1 as the guest operating system.

How to do it…

The following procedure will help you prepare the vMA VM for first use:

  1. Power on the vMA VM and wait for the VM to boot up and display the network configuration main menu as shown in the following screenshot:
    How to do it…
  2. Enter 0 to check the current configuration:
  3. Note that the IP configuration is blank. This stands true regardless ...

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