Install VidyoGateway VE

This section describes how to install the VidyoGateway VE.


The virtual appliance's filename reflects the appliance type and the software version. The following screenshots refer to the deployment of a VidyoGateway virtual server appliance with the latest software version at the time of release. For information about release versions, refer to the VidyoGateway Release Notes.

To install the VidyoGateway VE:

  1. Log in to the vSphere client (provided with VidyoGateway VE) on your system.

  1. Select Deploy OVF Template from the File menu.

The Source dialog box opens.

  1. Click Browse and select the .ova file from your file system.

  1. Click Next. The dialog box changes to OVF Template Details.

This screen is read-only. If you need to change anything, click Back.

  1. Click Next. The dialog box changes to Name and Location.

The name displayed is a copy of the .ova filename as the vSphere default.

  1. Type in a more descriptive name if desired.

  1. Click Next. The dialog box changes to Disk Format.
  2. Ensure that either the Thick Provision Lazy Zeroed or Thick Provision Eager Zeroed radio button is selected.

  1. Click Next. The dialog box changes to Network Mapping.

  1. Select the one network available for the VidyoGateway VE to use.
  2. Click Next. The dialog box changes to Ready to Complete.

  1. Select the Power on after deployment checkbox to start your VidyoGateway immediately after you take the next step.
  2. Click Finish. The Deploying VidyoGatewayVE dialog box displays.

The Deployment Completed Successfully dialog box displays.

  1. Click Close. The vSphere Client window displays.

  1. Click the + sign to the left of the ESXi host name.
  2. Click VidyoGateway VE in the left-side pane. The tabs change.

  1. Click the Console tab. The VidyoRouter VE System Console displays.

  1. Log in as Admin. If you haven’t changed your password yet, use the default password we have provided for you.