Install SolarWinds SEM on VMware vSphere
These instructions provide steps for installing the Security Event Manager VM on VMware vSphere. SolarWinds provides separate installation packages for Hyper-V and VMware vSphere, so check that you downloaded the correct version.
|1. Extract the files.||
Double-click the evaluation EXE file that you downloaded previously. This step will extract the required files and tools to a folder on your desktop.
The How to Install page opens automatically.
To return to this page after it is closed, go to
|2. Complete the following steps to deploy SEM.||
|3. Start SEM.||
After SEM starts, write down the IP Address of the VM. You will be able to change the IP address later during the configuration phase.
|4. Set up your new SEM installation.||
See Setting up a new SEM installation in the SEM Administrator Guide.
Following installation, the default SEM host name is
swi-sem. To change the default host name and IP address settings, see Run the activate command to secure SEM and configure network settings in the SEM Administrator Guide.