This quick reference page provides a summary of the specifications of this topology.
For the implementation of the VMware vSphere ICM 6.7 Pod it is necessary to request virtual machine templates from CSSIA. Using these templates will simplify your setup, since the virtual machines will be pre-configured. The installation guides listed below provide details.
Legacy CPUs are no longer supported in VMware vSphere ICM 6.7, as per
VMware's release notes.
Please review your current CPU architecture, using the
VMware Compatibility Guide
to verify that your CPU is compatible to support vSphere 6.7 software.
Please be aware of the robust server requirements that are necessary in order to run nested virtual machines. Review the virtual machine server recommendations.
VMware vSphere ICM 6.7 Pod v6.7
A description of the virtual machines in the pod is provided in the table below.
|sa-esxi-01||Virtualized ESXi server.|
|sa-esxi-02||Virtualized ESXi server.|
|sa-aio||A virtual server that runs multiple services for the environment.|
|sa-student||A virtual workstation that runs the VMware vSphere client.|
|sa-vcsa||A virtual server that runs an instance of VMware vCenter server.|
The Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance (CSSIA) provides virtual machine templates to install on the pod.
To request access to the preconfigured virtual machine templates from CSSIA: