You can use the GUI installer to perform an interactive deployment of a vCenter Server Appliance with an embedded Platform Services Controller. You must run the GUI deployment from a Windows, Linux, or Mac machine that is in the network on which you want to deploy the appliance.

Deployment Workflow of a vCenter Server Appliance with an Embedded Platform Services Controller
Deployment workflow that consists of two stages

1

With stage 1 of the deployment process, you deploy the OVA file, which is included in the vCenter Server Appliance installer, as a vCenter Server Appliance with an embedded Platform Services Controller.

2

When the OVA deployment finishes, you are redirected to stage 2 of the deployment process to set up and start the services of the newly deployed vCenter Server Appliance with an embedded Platform Services Controller.