Installation

This page is applicable to NetConnect X 1.5 and above

Installation of the NetConnect X image is a straight forward operation. This section will pass over the standard OVA/VHD installation process and concentrate on the specific steps required for NetConnect X. For steps on the standard OVA/VHD installation process, please refer to the publicly available VMWare/Hyper-V guides.

Select Your Platform

From your VMWare Console, select File > Deploy OVF Template and follow the below steps;
StepAction
SourceBrowse to the NetConnect .ova
OVF Template Details For reference only; click Next
Name and LocationName server as required.
Disk FormatSelect Thick Provision Lazy Zeroed. Ensure you select a network and subnet with access to the desktop/server you wish to access via NetConnect X
Network MappingSelect the relevant pre-configured Network adapter.
Ready to CompleteReview and finish.
Once completed, right-click on your new NetConnect X VM, select “Open Console”. This server will boot up and you will be presented with NetConnect X welcome page.
Open your Hyper-V Manager and navigate to New > New Virtual Machine
StepAction
Specify Name and LocationName your server as required.
Specify GenerationEnsure Generation 1 is selected
Assign MemoryAllocated required memory. We recommend a minimum of 4096MB
Configure Network5. Select the required Network card. Please note this is required to ensure that access to the Network configuration can be achieved.
Connect Virtual Hard DiskSelect 'Use an existing virtual hard disk' and browse and select the NetConnect VHD that was downloaded from the Partner Portal.
SummaryReview and finish.
Once completed, right-click on your new NetConnect X VM, select “Connect”. This server will boot up and you will be presented with NetConnect X welcome page.

Next Steps

Now your NetConnect server is installed, you’ll need to configure the basic network settings. For details on how to complete this, please proceed to our Network Configuration page.

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Updated on July 17, 2019

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