Installing the SMU software

Virtual SMU Installation and Upgrade Guide for Hitachi NAS Platform

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The SMU software is a virtual solution that runs on the vSphere ESXi server. After you install the SMU OS template, set up and connect the SMU software image to the newly created guest virtual machine.

  1. Click on the datastore icon in the left-hand task bar.
  2. Select a datastore which is visible to the new SMU VM and click on the Files tab.
  3. Upload the SMU software ISO file.
  4. Right-click the new SMU VM and select Edit Settings to open the Virtual Machine properties dialog box.
    1. Under Virtual Hardware, select the CD/DVD drive.
    2. Select Datastore ISO File, and then click Browse.
    3. Select the recently uploaded SMU software ISO file, and then click Open.
    4. Verify that the Connect At Power On check box is selected, and then click OK.

  5. Power on the new SMU VM. and then launch a console.
  6. Log in as User: root and Password: passwd123!
    Note: The default password for root used by the CentOS Stream 8 template differs from that previously used by the CentOS 6 template.
  7. Run mount /media/cdrom.
  8. Run /media/cdrom/autorun to start the installation. Note that the installation may take a few minutes to complete, after which the system reboots.