After you install the PostgreSQL database on the UMDS virtual machine, install the UMDS software.

Verify you have administrative privileges on the UMDS Ubuntu virtual machine.

Mount the ISO file of the vCenter Server Appliance to the Linux machine.

1

Log in to the UMDS virtual machine by using a Secure Shell (SSH) client.

a

Open an SSH connection to mgmt01umds01.sfo01.rainpole.local.

b

Log in using the following credentials.

Setting

Value

User name

svc-umds

Password

svc-umds_password

2

Mount the vCenter Server Appliance ISO to the UMDS virtual machine.

sudo mkdir -p /mnt/cdrom
sudo mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom
3

Unarchive the VMware-UMDS-6.5.0.-build_number.tar.gz file:

tar -xzvf /mnt/cdrom/umds/VMware-UMDS-6.5.0-build_number.tar.gz -C /tmp
4

Run the UMDS installation script.

sudo /tmp/vmware-umds-distrib/vmware-install.pl
5

Read and accept the EULA.

6

Press Enter to install UMDS in the default directory /usr/local/vmware-umds and enter yes to confirm directory creation.

7

Enter the UMDS proxy settings if needed according to the settings of your environment.

8

Press Enter to set the patch location to /var/lib/vmware-umds and enter yes to confirm directory creation.

9

Provide the database details.

Option

Description

Provide the database DSN

UMDS_DSN

Provide the database username

umds_db_user

Provide the database password

umds_db_user_password

10

Type yes and press Enter to install UMDS.