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Installing VidyoConnect for WebRTC Server VE



The virtual appliance's filename reflects the appliance type and the software version. The following screenshots contain blurred file paths and names to intentionally generalize the virtual server appliance deployment with the latest software version at the time of release.

Please refer to the VidyoConnect for WebRTC Server Release Notes for more detailed information regarding release versions.

To install the VidyoConnect for WebRTC Server VE:

  1. Log in to the vSphere client (provided with VidyoConnect for WebRTC Server) on your system.


  2. From the File menu, select Deploy OVF Template.


    The Source dialog displays.


  3. Click Browse and select the .ova file from your file system.


  4. Click Next.

    The dialog changes to OVF Template Details.


    This screen is read-only. If you need to change anything, click Back.

  5. Click Next.

    The dialog changes to Name and Location.


    The name displayed is a copy of the .ova filename as the vSphere default.

  6. Type in a more descriptive name if desired.


  7. Click Next.

    The dialog changes to Disk Format.

  8. Ensure that either the Thick Provision Lazy Zeroed or Thick Provision Eager Zeroed radio button is selected.


  9. Click Next.

    The dialog changes to Network Mapping.


  10. Select the one network available for VidyoConnect for WebRTC Server to use.

  11. Click Next.

    The dialog changes to Ready to Complete.


  12. Click Finish.

    The Deploying dialog displays.


    The Deployment Completed Successfully dialog displays.


  13. Click Close.

    The vSphere Client window displays.


  14. Click on the + sign to the left of the ESXi host name.

  15. Click on VidyoConnect for WebRTC Server in the left-side pane.

    The tabs change.


  16. Click the Resource Allocation tab to view and edit CPU and memory reservations.

  17. Make reservations based on the expected load.

    Refer to VidyoConnect for WebRTC Server Capacity Guidelines to determine the correct resource reservation.

  18. Click on the Getting Started tab and click Power on the virtual machine.

  19. Click the Console tab.

    You’re at your VidyoConnect for WebRTC Server’s system console.


  20. Log in as Admin.

    If you haven’t changed your password yet, use the default password we have provided for you.

    You can now configure your VidyoConnect for WebRTC Server network settings as described in the Configuring Your VidyoConnect for WebRTC Server.
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