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Secure Mobile Access 8200v Getting Started Guide

Setting Up SMA 8200v on ESXi

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Installing SMA 8200v on ESXi

The SMA 8200v can be installed by deploying an OVA file to your ESXi server. Each OVA file contains all related software components needed. Deploy the OVA file by using the vSphere or vCenter client, which come with ESXi. To download the vSphere client, point a browser to your ESXi server and click on Download vSphere Client.

To perform a fresh install of the SMA 8200v using the vSphere client:
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Download the ex_vm_x.x.x.xxxx.ova OVA file from MySonicWall to a system that is accessible to your ESXi server.
 
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IMPORTANT: Do not rename the OVA file.
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Launch vSphere and use it to log on to your ESXi server.

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In the Home screen, navigate to a view that shows the virtual machines running on your ESXi server.
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To begin the import process, click File and select Deploy OVF Template.

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Select Browse to locate the OVA file either from a URL to download from or locate it on your system.

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Click Next.
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Review the details in OVF Template Details and click Next.

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Review the End User License Agreement and click Accept.

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Click Next.
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In the Name field, enter a descriptive name for the SMA 8200v appliance. The name can contain up to 80 characters and must be unique.

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Select the desired location in the Inventory Location field.
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Click Next.
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On the Host / Cluster page, select the host or cluster that your virtual appliance is being built on.

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Select Next.
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On the Resource Pool page, select the resource pool where you want to deploy the template.

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Select Next.
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In the Storage page, select a destination where you want to store the virtual machine files.

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Click Next.
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In the Disk Format page, review and verify the displayed information.

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Select the type of provisioning for your disk space.
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Select Next.
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On the Network Mapping pages, select what networks that are mapped to this the virtual appliance.

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Select Next.
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Review the options listed in the Ready to Complete screen and, click Next or Back to navigate back through the screens to make a change.
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If correct, click Finish to create your new Appliance. The name of the new SMA 8200v appears in the left pane of the vSphere window when complete.

The Deploying dialog box shows the progress and tell you when the deployment has completed successfully.

To power on the SMA 8200v and perform required host configuration, see Setting Up SMA 8200v on ESXi . To register and license the SMA 8200v, see Registering and Licensing the SMA 8200v .

Viewing and Editing Virtual Machine Settings

When logged into vSphere, you can see view and edit some basic information for your SMA 8200v virtual appliance that may be useful when completing the rest of the configuration.

To view the Summary:
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Select your appliance in the left pane.
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Select the Summary tab.

The Summary tab displays the details for your virtual appliance and provides sections such as General, Commands, Annotations and Resources. The blue text in these panes indicate links to web sites, additional information or basic commands.

To edit virtual system settings:
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In the left navigation pane, right-click on the SMA 8200v and select Edit Settings.

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On the Hardware tab, select the device on the left and makes changes to the editable settings in the right pane. You can also add or remove devices by selecting the appropriate button.
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Select the Options tab to view and edit other settings. Select the setting on the left to view and edit the settings on the right.

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Select the Resources tab to view and edit the resource allocation settings.

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When finished, click OK.

Powering the SMA 8200v On or Off

There are multiple ways to power the SMA 8200v on or off. Choose one of the following:

Right-click the SMA 8200v in the left pane and navigate to Power > Power On or Power > Power Off
Select the SMA 8200v in the left pane, go to the Getting Started tab, and click Power on the virtual machine or Shut down the virtual machine.
Select the SMA 8200v in the left pane, go to the Summary tab, and click Power On or Shut down guest.

Configuring Host Settings on the Console

After powering on the SMA 8200v, perform the following steps to open the console and configure the IP address and default route settings:

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In vSphere, right-click the SMA 8200v in the left pane and select Open Console from the menu.
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If the virtual machine is not powered on, click the green “Power On” arrow button in the top control bar of the console window.

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Click inside the window and type root at the login prompt and then press Enter. The first time you access the console, the Setup Tool automatically runs.
 
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NOTE: Your mouse pointer disappears when you click in the console window. To release it, press Ctrl-Alt.
 
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After the welcome message displays, press any key to proceed.
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At the IP address prompt, type in the local IP address for the SMA 8200v.
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At the Subnet mask prompt, type in the subnet mask.
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At the Gateway prompt, type in the IP address of the default gateway used to access the local interface.

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Review the information your provided and press Enter to accept the value shown for each of the following:
IP address
Subnet mask
Gateway
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Confirm that you want to save and apply the settings by typing y and pressing Enter. It may take a few minutes to complete.

After the settings are applied, a message is displayed to continue configuration at:
https://<
IP address>:8443

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Press Cntl-Alt to activate your cursor.
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Close the console window by clicking the X.

Setup and basic installation of the virtual appliance is complete. Proceed to Configuring Settings in AMC to configure the appliance.