Time
2 hours 58 minutes
Difficulty
Beginner
CEU/CPE
3

Video Transcription

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Hi.
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You are watching model, too.
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Yes, X I and Visa. And to serve
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lesson number three using the host lined
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Let's get started.
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In the previous lesson, we've seen how to configure Yes X I using the direct counsel User interface or D. C. A. Y. In this short video, I'll show you how you can configure and manage your ***. I host using a graphical interface called the Hearst Plant, which is a native HTML and JavaScript application
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that runs as a service inside years. Xie itself.
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So to access the host client, you need to navigate to this girl.
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The I P address you see here is nothing more than the management. I be reconfigured after the installation. So no to this address
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open a Web browser and type eating.
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The process is going to complain about the untrusted certificate.
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That's because, yes, excited generates self signed certificate.
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You can go ahead and accept the risk, since we know it's years exile. We're connecting to and not another malicious website,
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and you lend in this pleasant looking blue page, which is the log in screen off the Hearst land
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now looking as route
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and the password you used during the installation.
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Okay,
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The first time you log in, you are prompted to join the VM. Where? Customer experience improvement program.
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Since this is just a proof of concept environment, I'll uncheck this option and click. Okay.
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And here we are.
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The first thing you notice is this blue bar in the middle hanging there to remind you that you are running the evaluation version off. Yes, exciting.
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Which is valid for 16 days. And this is pretty awesome, actually, because if you navigates to manage
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and then
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click on licensing,
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you can read here evaluation mode. And during those 60 days, you can benefit from all feast fear features
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because you get the equivalent of an enterprise plus license, which includes everything.
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Pretty cool stuff.
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If you want instead to turn this license into a free license, that will last forever.
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You can download your free license from my dot Veum land dot com and click on a sign license and type of license key Here.
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The free license lasts forever, but you lose a great number off the most interesting features.
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In addition to the fact that you're here, *** I host will become unmanageable using visa into server.
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That's not so cool.
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Now, if you click on virtual machines, it will display all the virtual machines you created
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here. It's empty because it's the fresh installation, and we haven't created any V EMS.
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You can click on, create forward slash register VM to either create a new V M or important existing one.
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Now, if you click on storage,
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it will list all the data stores that your SX I host has access to
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a data stories simply storage space that can be used by years. Excited to store data. The one listed here is the one we used during installation
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your ***. I will always name it like this. They just all one.
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I recommend you rename it to something more obvious to avoid confusion. When you add many years, Excite hosts to fi Center server later on.
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Otherwise you'll end up with many hosts having exactly the same data store name,
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and you'll have a hard time figuring out which data store belongs to which host so that as well rename it now.
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So right click on it and choose rename and type ear *** I zero one dash data store, for example,
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then click Save.
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Now, If you click on networking, you'll see a list off the port groups available on your local virtual switch. We will talk about this in the networking chapter,
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but I wanted to show you something very important.
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If you click on VM Colonel Nick's, you'll see that there is a virtual port called V. M K zero.
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This represents the management service with the I P address off 17 to 21 0.201.
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This is the static I p address. We configure it on the D. C. Why, if you recall it, remember this. The management I P address lives on a virtual layer three interface called V M K zero.
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Now, don't worry about this one now.
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I just wanted to give you a hint of what's coming.
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Let's go back to the home page
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by clicking on hosts
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and in the middle pain. You can see an overview off your hardware configuration, including CPU, memory storage and networking.
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Well, this wraps up our short overview off the host client.
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We will not be working with it very much since we'll be installing bees into Southern, which is a more viable management solution,
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and that is coming up in the next video.
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Thanks for working

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