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Use this simple, step-by-step checklist to set up and configure an instance on VMware.

Login to your VMware vSphere client with your credentials. If you need to create credentials, contact your IT support organization.

Download the OVA
SoftNAS download site
and save it to the host it will be installed on.

Login to your vSphere client and select the ESXi that you will be using. Click “File” from the navigation bar and then “Deploy OVF Template.” Click “Browse” to locate the SoftNAS OVF
and select it.

Click “Next,” then select “Next” again on OVF Template Details. Select the host you want to deploy on and select “Next.” Select a resource pool and then click “Next.”

Select your destination storage and click “Next.” Select a disk format and click “Next.”

Select a network for your VM to use.

Click “Finish.” The SoftNAS VM will be deployed after a short interval.

Congratulations! You’re ready to go.
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