Virtual Appliance - KVM¶
To deploy the Plixer FlowPro virtual appliance for KVM environments, note the following system requirements and proceed with the instructions that follow.
Component Minimum Specifications RAM 4GB DDR3 Disk 20GB SATA drive Processor 2.0 GHz Quad Core CPU Operating System KVM 14
Importing a Virtual Machine¶
Create a new directory for the install (e.g.,
Download the latest Plixer FlowPro KVM Virtual Appliance and place in the install directory.
Contact Plixer Support to obtain the latest Plixer FlowPro KVM image.
Unzip the file in the install directory on your KVM server by entering
sudo tar xvzf FlowPro_KVM_Image.tar.gz
sudo ./deploy-flowpro.shto run the install script.
Log in to the virtual appliance and use the
virsh console Plixer FlowProcommand to get to the console:
Log in with the username
flowproand the password
flowproand wait for the virtual machine to reboot.
When prompted, log in again and follow the shell script to enter the networking settings for the virtual appliance.
edit licensecommand to enter the license key.
Paste the license key between the EOT markers after the label
license=in the [Client] section of the plixer.ini file. The license key may span multiple lines.
Press CTRL+X to save.