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Virtual Host Setup: Step 2. Configure the Network

Document created by RSA Information Design and Development Employee on Apr 10, 2019Last modified by RSA Information Design and Development Employee on Dec 2, 2020
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Complete the following steps to configure the network of the Virtual Appliance.


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.


Perform the following steps for all virtual hosts to get them on your network.

Review Open Firewall Ports

Review the Network Architecture and Ports topic in the Deployment Guide in the NetWitness Platform help so that you can configure NetWitness Platform services and your firewalls. Go to the Master Table of Contents to find all RSA NetWitness Platform 11.x documents.

Caution: Do not proceed with the installation until the ports on your firewall are configured.

There are two main tasks that you must complete in the order listed below to install NetWitness Platform 11.2

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