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Create VM for Proxy Appliance

Once you upload the proxy appliance image, you must create a VM where the proxy appliance will be deployed.

Create VM for Proxy Appliance Note:

If you use Nutanix Prism Central, the VM management console will be on a different location. For details, see the Creating a VM section of the Prism Central Guide.

To create a VM for the proxy appliance, do the following:

  1. On the main menu of Nutanix Prism web console, click Home and select VM.

Create VM for Proxy Appliance 

  1. Click Create VM.

Create VM for Proxy Appliance 

  1. In the Create VM window, assign a VM name and specify the compute details. Note that the VM must meet the following requirements:
  • 2 CPUs, 2 cores per CPU plus 1 CPU core for each additional concurrent task (default concurrency level: 3 VMs at a time).
  • 4GB RAM plus 1 GB for each concurrent task.

Create VM for Proxy Appliance 

  1. At the Disks section, click Add New Disk to add a boot device.

Create VM for Proxy Appliance 

  1. In the Add Disk window, configure the disk characteristics:
  1. In the TYPE drop-down list, select DISK.
  2. In the OPERATION drop-down list, select Clone form Image Service.
  3. In the IMAGE drop-down list, select the appliance proxy VMDK file which you have uploaded in the previous step.
  4. Click Add.

Create VM for Proxy Appliance 

  1. At the Network Adapters (NIC) section, click Add New NIC.

Create VM for Proxy Appliance 

  1. In the Create NIC window:
  1. Select the required VLAN from the VLAN Name drop-down list.
  2. Select the Connected option.
  3. Click Add.

Create VM for Proxy Appliance 

Create VM for Proxy Appliance Important!

Make sure the specified virtual network has access to your DHCP server, Veeam Backup & Replication Server and Nutanix Cluster.

  1. Click Save to apply settings.

Reference

For details on how to create a VM, see the Creating a VM (AHV) section of the Prism Web Console Guide.

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