SonicWall Email Security virtual appliance is installed on the Hyper-V platform by deploying a VHD file to the Hyper-V server. Each VHD file contains all software components related to Sonicwall Email Security. Email Security can be configured for a single server or in a distributed environment on multiple servers.
Using the wizard for your virtual environment,
Select the Hyper-V server on which you want to deploy the virtual machine.
Copy the Hyper-V build (.vhd) file to the respective Hyper-V server local directory.
Set the virtual machine name and select the datastore.
Select the resources to be used RAM, CPU, and VLAN.
Verify the template details for your installation.
Choose the VHD(.vhd) file you want to install from the location where it is stored.
Agree to the licensing.
ClickFinishto complete the installation. A progress bar displays the status of the installation.
Select the instance of the virtual machine and start.
Open the virtual console and configure the IP address and the default route. Use command: "interface eth0 <ipaddress> <subnetmask>" "route –add default –destination <gatewayip>"
Launch a browser and enter the IP address of the virtual appliance.
Log in using the default credentials: User =admin Password =password
Enter the following setting when asked:
Monitoring - The email address of the mail server administrator who receives emergency alerts, the email of the MTA postmaster who will receive emergency alerts, and the name or IP address of the SMTP servers.
Hostname - A descriptive hostname for this SonicWall Email Security appliance.
Networking - The static IP address for this computer, including the Primary and Fallback DNS server IP addresses.
Date and Time - The system date and time, current time zone, and an option for automatically adjusting for Daylight Savings Time.