ViPR Controller 2.3 - Installation and Configuration Roadmap

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ViPR Controller installation and configuration roadmap

Use this roadmap as a starting point for ViPR Controller installation and configuration.

You must perform the following high-level sequence of steps to install and configure ViPR Controller. These steps must be completed for each instance of a ViPR Controller virtual data center. Once ViPR Controller is installed and configured, you can automate block and file storage provisioning tasks within the ViPR Controller virtual data center.

Refer to the ViPR Controller Installation, Upgrade, and Maintenance Guide to perform steps 1 through 4. All ViPR Controller documentation is available from the ViPR Controller Product Documentation Index.

  1. Review the ViPR Controller Deployment Readiness Checklist.
  2. Obtain the ViPR Controller license file.
  3. Determine which method you will use to deploy ViPR Controller:
    • Install ViPR Controller on VMware as a vApp.
    • Install ViPR Controller on VMware without a vApp.
    • Install ViPR Controller on Hyper-V.
  4. Optionally:
    • Install the ViPR Controller CLI.
    • Deploy a compute image server.
  5. Once you have installed the ViPR Controller, refer to the ViPR Controller User Interface Tenants, Projects, Security, Users and Multisite Configuration Guide to:
    • Add users into ViPR Controller via authentication providers.
    • Assign roles to users.
    • Create multiple tenants (optional)
    • Create projects.
    • To set up multiple ViPR Controller virtual data centers.
  6. Prepare to configure the ViPR Controller virtual data center, as described in the ViPR Controller Virtual Data Center Requirements and Information Guide.
  7. Configure the ViPR Controller virtual data center as described in the ViPR Controller User Interface Virtual Data Center Configuration Guide.

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