VM installation guide

VM installation guide

This article guides how the NetYCE VM can be imported in different hypervisors.  The NetYCE version 8.x is based on Centos7. 

Hypervisor choices

Virtualbox

The received OVA file can be imported directly.

VMware

The received OVA file can be imported directly.


KVM/Qemu

Convert the vmdk file to qcow2:

tar xvf NetYCE_genesis.ova
qemu-img convert -O qcow2 Genesis-disk001.vmdk Genesis-disk001.qcow2

Set up your own VM and link the created disk image.

Hyper-V

Convert the vmdk file to vhd:
tar xvf NetYCE_genesis.ova
VBoxManage clonemedium disk Genesis-disk001.vmdk Genesis-disk001.vhd --format vhd

Set up your own VM and link the created disk image.

Initial Setup

Once the VM is installed, please refer this for initial setup.
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