VMware App Volumes – Install

Welcome to my VMware App Volumes series. In this session I will describe how I installed App Volumes. After finishing my preparations, I can now begin to install my design.

 

During my preparations, I downloaded the App Volumes iso-file. I open Windows explorer and browse to the download-location

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When unpacked the iso contains the following folders

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I start the installation by running setup.exe from the Installation-folder

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The installation wizard opens

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I accept the terms, Next

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I select App Volumes Manager, Install

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I select «Connect to an existing SQL Server Database», as I created a database during my preparations, Next

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I fill in my database-information, Next

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In this lab I will be using HTTPS, Next

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Default destination folder is a good a location as any, Next…

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Install

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Finish

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After the installation finishes, I make sure to open for HTTPS port 443 in my Windows firewall. My next step will be to configure App Volumes, covered here: VMware App Volumes – Configure

 

VMware App Volumes Product Page

VMware App Volumes planning, deployment etc.

Disclaimer: Every tips/tricks/posting I have published here, is tried and tested in different it-solutions. It is not guaranteed to work everywhere, but is meant as a tip for other users out there. Remember, Google is your friend and don’t be afraid to steal with pride! Feel free to comment below as needed.