Install and Configure App Volumes v2.12? – Part 2

In the previous blog we saw App Volumes manager v2.12 installation. This post i will guide you through the configuration of App Volumes Manager.

  • Once you done with the AppVol Mgr installation, just access the AVMgr console on a Browser.

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  • This will redirect you to the Get Started page. Click on Get started and License the AV Manager.

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  • Download the License Key and upload the same to AV Manager.

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  • Now your App Volumes Manager has been Licensed.

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  • Now Lets do the Active Directory Configuration.
  • Enter all the required details on the page and Click on Create.

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  • You will be seeing a successful massage on the screen.

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  • Click on Next.

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  • Now lets set the access to to AV Manager. You can add users or groups to provide access to App Volumes Manager.
  • In my test lab i have a group created to mange the AVMGR Permission. Just added that and Click on Create.

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  • In the next screen, will add the App volumes manager to vCenter Server. its pretty straight forward, just provide the details and Click on Save.

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  • Click Accept the Certificate. This is a new feature introduced in App Volumes 2.11, Now you can securely connect to a vCenter Server from App Volumes using an SSL certificate. ( I will have a new post with the detailed information Soon)

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  • Now vCenter has been added to AV Mgr.

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  • Lets do the Storage Configuration, Select the storage where you would like to have the Appstacks and Writable Volumes and Click on Next.

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  • Now this will set the default App Volumes directory in the storage. I preferred to use “Import Volumes in the background
  • Click on Set Defaults.

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  • You will now prompted to upload the “Writable Volume” template to the storage.
  • Select the templates and Click on Upload.

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  • Templates has been uploaded successfully.

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  • Click on Next and you are now done with the Configuration.

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Thats all about the App Volumes v2.12 Configuration.

In my next blog will walk you through the new features in Appvolumes v2.12. Please stand by.

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