From a vSphere or Hyper-V host,
Download the corresponding ESXi or Hyper-V Installer script to a Windows Server or Windows 10 machine. It will appear as “deploy-datacore<esx or hyperv>.ps1”
- “Run it with PowerShell” from the Local Administrator account and follow the prompts. For a preview, see the videos below:
The script takes about 30 minutes to download the virtual machine images and pre-configure them. It may take longer on machines with slower Internet connections.
Once the script finishes creating and configuring the four VMs,
- Connect to the winclient VM and login with the credentials displayed in the last step of the script.
- Follow the steps suggested in the videos below to get acquainted with operations from the perspective of the consumer of storage as well as the storage administrator:
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