To deploy the BIG-IQ® Virtual Edition (VE) system on Hyper-V, 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 steps in deploying BIG-IQ® VE are to open the Zip file and extract the virtual hard drive (VHD) file, and save it to the server running with the Hyper-V® role enabled. Next, you configure the virtual machine using Hyper-V Manager and the Settings window.
|Large: the file name ends in .LARGE - vhd.zip||The large option creates a 500GB disk footprint at installation. This choice supports larger log files required for data analytics.|
|Normal: the file name ends in .vhd.zip||The standard option creates a 55GB disk footprint at installation. This choice should be the normal working BIG-IQ installation unless data analytics functionality is required.|