Welcome to docs.opsview.com

Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

opsview4.6:vmware_vm [2014/11/10 16:54]
pknight Example URLs shouldn't be links.
opsview4.6:vmware_vm [2015/06/22 16:54] (current)
pknight Typo.
Line 19: Line 19:
==== Initial Configuration ==== ==== Initial Configuration ====
-The virtual machine comes configured to use DHCP in order to obtain an address on the network, but in some situations this may not be desirable. A simple method for changing the IP address of the virtual machine has been provided.+The virtual machine comes configured to use DHCP in order to obtain an address on the network. If the VM is having compatibility issues running alongside another Opsview VM, for example if both VMs have been assigned the same IP, it may be necessary to reinitialise the MAC address of one of them. In some situations, using DHCP may not be desirable. A simple method for changing the IP address of the virtual machine has been provided.
You will need to get to the login prompt on the virtual machine - in vmware player this should be shown automatically when the VM is started.  With VMware Server it may be necessary to connect to the VMware console, then to select the Opsview VM from the inventory.  In either case you should be presented with a login prompt when the VM has booted. You will need to get to the login prompt on the virtual machine - in vmware player this should be shown automatically when the VM is started.  With VMware Server it may be necessary to connect to the VMware console, then to select the Opsview VM from the inventory.  In either case you should be presented with a login prompt when the VM has booted.
Line 52: Line 52:
  Network setup complete.   Network setup complete.
-and you should be able to connect to the Opsview server on the IP address specified above. In this example it would be %%http://192.168.0.100/%%+and you should be able to connect to the Opsview server on the IP address specified above. In this example it would be %%https://192.168.0.100/%%
Line 64: Line 64:
===== Making changes to your VM ===== ===== Making changes to your VM =====
-To simplify the management of the server, we bundle [[http://www.webmin.com/|Webmin]] with the virtual appliance. It can be accessed on port 10000, for example %%http://192.168.0.100:10000/%%, using the conf credentials detailed above. The first time your browser connects to it, you will be prompted to accept an SSL certificate. It is not automatic because it is self-signed. It is OK to permanently accept it.+To simplify the management of the server, we bundle [[http://www.webmin.com/|Webmin]] with the virtual appliance. It can be accessed on port 10000, for example %%https://192.168.0.100:10000/%%, using the conf credentials detailed above. The first time your browser connects to it, you will be prompted to accept an SSL certificate. It is not automatic because it is self-signed. It is OK to permanently accept it.
If you want command line root access you can get it via the conf user. Just type: If you want command line root access you can get it via the conf user. Just type:
Navigation
Print/export
Toolbox