How do I Install device42 xen/kvm appliance if import existing disk image option is missing?
Steps for installing the device42 appliance on Xen or KVM based platforms, if the import disk image option is missing. Otherwise, please refer to device42 xen/kvm install docs.
Download and bunzip2
The raw image for Xen/KVM has been compressed using bzip2. Once you get the file on kvm host, issue bunzip2
Once you unzip the downloaded raw image, create a new virtual machine. Choose Network Boot(we will add the disk later). Please make sure you don't have some sort of automated network boot enabled for this machine. You will not see option to Import the existing disk image.
Choosing OS and version
Choose Linux & Ubuntu 14.04 for Operating system type and version. If you don’t see the option for 14.04, choose the latest version avaialble(as shown above).
Choose 2 GB RAM and 2 vCPU.
Choose disk(bunzipped file)
Choose your virtualization type from Advanced options and i686 as architecture and you are ready to go.
Disable network boot
Details > Boot Options > Uncheck Network(PXE).
Setting up the appliance and logging in.
- Power on, if not already on.
- Login to console using device42/adm!nd42(on 32-bit appliances, it is ubuntu/adm!nd42). You can change the password with option 11.
- On the console, configure the IP and choose the settings you desire.
- Optional: Create a DNS entry for the new IP address for new virtual appliance.
- Point your browser to https://FQDN(Fully Qualified Domain Name) or IP address and you are ready to go.
- Default username is admin and password is adm!nd42, please change that as soon as you login.
default login : device42
default password: adm!nd42
You can change the password with option 11 below.
Above steps in images:
The default username/password is admin/adm!nd42
Make sure to change it after you login.