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Purpose

This document describes how to download a HIAB image to set up HIAB in a virtual environment.

Introduction

The HIAB is available as downloadable image files, ready to be set up in a local virtual environment. They are available for both VMware and Hyper-V environments. Following the guide enables you to download the image in several different configuration to better suit the size of the environment.

Once the HIAB is installed, it needs to be enrolled with an OUTSCAN scanner before use. The enrollment procedure is covered in the HIAB Enrollment document.

Prerequisites

It is required to have access to an OUTSCAN account and a HIAB license to download the image. 

Getting Started

To launch the OUTSCAN application, navigate to https://outscan.outpost24.com.

Note

Use HTTPS protocol.

Login OUTSCAN


Log in using your credentials.

Downloading HIAB Image

To download the HIAB image:

  1. Open the Main Menu in the lower left corner of the screen and select Support.
  2. In the Support System window select the Virtual HIAB Appliance tab:



  3. Click on the link "here", it leads to a new view in the UI https://outscan.outpost24.com/portal/#/account/downloads.
  4. Log in to the portal using the same credentials as for https://outscan.outpost24.com.



  5. Available VMware and Hyper-V download options are displayed.




  6. Select the option that is most suitable for your virtual environment, and click on the Download button located on the bottom of each option. See Download Options for more information.
  7. Select a location to store the downloaded file. 

After downloading the HIAB image, follow the appropriate installation instructions to set up the appliance.

Installation Instructions for HIAB VMware Appliance

  1. Open the administration tool for the virtual environment.
  2. Select the option to deploy an OVF or OVA file.
  3. Follow the instructions in the application. For more information on Deploying OVF or OVA files see VMware documentation about Deploying OVF and OVA Templates.
  4. Start the virtual machine.


Note

Select any Linux 64-bit system as the type of operating system.

Once the machine is started, you are presented with the HIAB menu in the virtual console. Use the console to set up the virtual HIAB according to your network environment.

Installation Instructions for HIAB Hyper-V Appliance

The installation can be done by using Microsoft Hyper-V import guide as well as other management tools for Hyper-V. Following instructions are written for PowerShell Management Library for Hyper-V.

  1. Extract the downloaded ZIP-file to a directory on the Hyper-V server, for example C:\HIAB_HYPER-V.
  2. Run Show-HypervMenu from PowerShell on the server.
  3. Import the virtual machine by selecting [7] Import Virtual Machine.
  4. Enter the path to the directory holding the extracted files you want to import. For example C:\HIAB_HYPER-VHIAB_VIRTUAL01.

  5. Do you wish to re-use IDs?
    [  ] No

    Note

    If the virtual machine is unique on the Hyper-V server,  then IDs may be re-used. If the imported HIAB is a copy of an existing virtual HIAB on this server, then IDs cannot be re-used and attempt to import the machine fails.

  6. Are you sure you want to perform this action?
    [Y] Yes
  7. Start the virtual machine.

Note

Select any Linux 64-bit system as the type of operating system.

Once the machine is started, you are presented with the HIAB menu in the virtual console. Use the console to set up the virtual HIAB according to your network environment.


Note

The current Network Test may not provide adequate information with regards to access to the license server. This can be addressed using the Traceroute utility found under the Tools menu by manually testing access towards the host outscan.outpost24.com over TCP port 443.


Download Options
NameCPUsRAMHard drive
VMware
HIAB VMware Virtual Image (150 GB)28 GB150 GB
HIAB VMware Virtual Image (150 GB)832 GB150 GB
HIAB VMware Virtual Image (1024 GB)28 GB1024 GB
HIAB VMware Virtual Image (1 TB) (Recommended)832 GB1024 GB
Hyper-V
HIAB Hyper-V Virtual Image (150 GB)18 GB150 GB
HIAB Hyper-V Virtual Image (1 TB)18 GB1024 GB
HIAB Hyper-V Virtual Image (1 TB) (Recommended)832 GB1024 GB