This section describes how to deploy gateway as a virtual machine using OVA image on VMware ESXi Host using vSphere client.

OVA (Open Virtual Appliance) is only applicable for the Kubernetes environment and Ubuntu/Linux operating system.


To deploy a NextGen cluster in your kubernetes environment, make sure your environment meets these requirements:

  • 8 GB Memory
  • 50 GB Disk
  • 4 Core of CPU
  • AMD64 Arch

Step 1: Download the NextGen Gateway OVA

Follow these steps to download the nextgen gateway OVA:

  1. From All Clients, select a client.

  2. Go to Setup > Account > Collector Profile.

  3. Click + ADD on the COLLECTOR PROFILES page.

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4. Provide the Profile Name and select a Profile Type. Then, click on the VIRTUAL APPLIANCE (OVA) NEXTGEN tile.

  1. Click NEXT.

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  2. Click the VIRTUAL APPLIANCE (OVA) tile. This downloads the OVA image OpsRampGateway.ova to your local computer.

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  1. Once you have downloaded the gateway, proceed to step 2 to install the gateway.

Step 2: Install Nextgen Gateway OVA as a Virtual Machine

Click here to know how to install gateway as a virtual machine using OVA image on VMware ESXi server.

Step 3: Update Hostname and Install Kubernetes

Click here to know how to update hostname and install kubernetes on host.

Step 4: Register the Gateway Collector

Click here to know how to activate the gateway collector.

Advanced configuration

For advanced configuration and instructions see Collector Bootstrap Tool documentation.