Sign In with your
Trend Micro Account
Need Help?
Need More Help?

Create a technical support case if you need further support.

Creating a virtual machine under VMware ESX for InterScan Messaging Security Virtual Appliance (IMSVA)

    • Updated:
    • 21 Oct 2015
    • Product/Version:
    • InterScan Messaging Security Virtual Appliance 8.2
    • InterScan Messaging Security Virtual Appliance 8.5
    • InterScan Messaging Security Virtual Appliance 9.0
    • Platform:
    • N/A N/A
Summary

Create a new virtual machine under VMware ESX to install IMSVA.

 
This procedure does not install ESX 4.1/4.0. Refer to VMware's product documentation to install the product.
Details
Public
  1. From the menu bar, select File > New > Virtual Machine. The New Virtual Machine Wizard appears.

    Virtual Machine Configuration

     
  2. Under Virtual Machine Configuration, select Typical.
  3. Click Next. The Name and Location screen appears.

    Select a Name and Location for this Virtual Machine.

     
  4. In the Name field, type an appropriate machine name and then click Next. The Datastore screen appears.

    Virtual Machine Datastore

     
  5. Select the datastore where the virtual machine will reside.
  6. Click Next. The Virtual Machine Version screen appears.

    Virtual Machine Version

     
  7. Specify the virtual machine version to use.
  8. Click Next. The Guest Operating System screen appears.

    Virtual Machine Guest Operating System

     
  9. Select Linux > Other Linux (64-bit).
  10. Click Next. The CPUs screen appears.

    Virtual Machine CPU

     
  11. Select the number of processors for the virtual machine. IMSVA takes advantage of the Virtual SMP, so select the maximum number of virtual processors available .
  12. Click Next. The Memory screen appears.
    Virtual Machine Memory
     
  13. Allocate 4096 MB of memory as a minimum for IMSVA.
     
    For improved performance, we recommend at least 8192 MB of RAM.
  14. Click Next. The Network screen appears.
    Virtual Machine Network 
  15. Accept the default network settings.
  16. Click Next. The SCSI Controller screen appears.

    SCSI Controller

     
  17. Select LSI Logic Parallel.
  18. Click Next. The Select a Disk screen appears.

    Create a new virtual disk

     
  19. Select Create a new virtual disk.
  20. Click Next. The Create a Disk screen appears.

    Create a Disk  

  21. Specify at least 120 GB of disk space. IMSVA requires at least 120 GB disk space.
     
    We recommend 250 GB or more of disk space for message quarantine and logging purposes.
  22. Click Next. The Advanced Options screen appears.

    Advanced Otions

     
  23. Specify the advanced options if required. Usually these options do not need to be changed.
  24. Click Next. The Ready to Complete screen appears.

    Ready to Complete 

  25. Click Continue. If you want to modify the system component settings, check the Edit the virtual machine settings before completion check box and then click Continue.
  26. Verify your settings and then click Finish. The new Virtual Machine is now ready and configured to be powered on and begin the installation process.
Premium
Internal
Rating:
Category:
Install
Solution Id:
1097342
Feedback
Did this article help you?

Thank you for your feedback!

To help us improve the quality of this article, please leave your email here so we can clarify further your feedback, if neccessary:
We will not send you spam or share your email address.

*This form is automated system. General questions, technical, sales, and product-related issues submitted through this form will not be answered.

If you need additional help, you may try to contact the support team. Contact Support


To help us improve the quality of this article, please leave your email here so we can clarify further your feedback, if neccessary:
We will not send you spam or share your email address.

*This form is automated system. General questions, technical, sales, and product-related issues submitted through this form will not be answered.


Need More Help?

Create a technical support case if you need further support.