To deploy the BIG-IQ® Virtual Edition (VE) system on XenServer, you perform these tasks:
To successfully deploy and run the BIG-IQ® VE system, the host system must satisfy minimum requirements.
The host system must include these elements:
The first step in deploying BIG-IQ® Virtual Edition (VE) is to download the OVA file to your local system. Next, you can run the Deploy OVF Template wizard from within the XenServer XenCenter client. Follow the steps in this procedure to create an instance of the BIG-IQ system that runs as a virtual machine on the host system.
The BIG-IQ file package creates a 95GB disk footprint at installation.
The Logging Node file package creates a 500GB disk footprint at installation.
There are two default accounts used for initial configuration and setup:
You should change passwords for both accounts before bringing a system into production.
If no IP address was assigned, you can assign one by using the BIG-IQConfiguration utility.
You can use a hypervisor generic statement, such as tmsh list sys management-ip to confirm that the management IP address has been properly assigned.