Virtual Host Setup: Create Virtual Machine for Microsoft Hyper-V

Document created by RSA Information Design and Development on Apr 10, 2019
Version 1Show Document
  • View in full screen mode
 

Complete the following steps according to their numbered sequence to deploy virtual host in Hyper-V.

Prerequisites

Make sure that you have:

  • Network IP addresses, netmask, and gateway IP addresses for the virtual host.
  • Network names for all virtual hosts, if you are creating a cluster.
  • DNS or host information.
  • Password for virtual host access. The default username is root and the default password is netwitness.
  • The NetWitness Platform virtual host package file for example, rsa-nw-11.3.0.0.3274.zip. (You download this package from Download Central https://community.rsa.com)

Procedure

Note: The following instructions illustrate an example of deploying a VM in the Hyper-V environment. The screens you see may be different from this example.

To deploy virtual host in Hyper-V.

  1. Log on to Hyper-V Manager.

  2. Click Import Virtual Machine and Click Next.
    Import Virtual Machine
  3. In the Import Virtual Machine dialog, specify the path where the zip file is extracted and Click Next.
    Specify zip file path
  4. Select the Virtual Machine and Click Next.
    Click next

  5. Choose copy the Virtual machine (create a new unique ID) Import Type.
    copy the Virtual machine (create a new unique ID)
  6. In the Choose Destination section, specify the new or existing folder to store the Virtual Machine files.
    Choose Destination

  7. In the Choose Storage Folder section, specify the location where you want to store multiple Virtual Machine deployments.
    Choose Storage Folder
  8. In the Connect Network section, specify the Network name for the Virtual Machine to connect.

    Connect Network

  9. Check the Summary, if all the details are correct, click Finish.
    Click finish

You are here
Table of Contents > Install SA Virtual Host in Virtual Environment > Step 1b. Deploy the Virtual Host in Hyper-V

Attachments

    Outcomes