It is good practice to configure the vCenter Hypericserver properties before you install the server using the RedHat Package Manage package.

The directory and file name in this procedure must be exactly as specified for the RPM installer to work correctly.

The vCenter Hyperic server installation settings are listed in vCenter Hyperic Server Properties for RPM Installation.


Running as root, or using sudo, run mkdir -p etc/vmware/vcenter/hyperic to create a directory for the properties file.


Specify the server installation settings in a file named


Save your changes.

Install the vCenter Hyperic server RPM. See, Install the vCenter Hyperic Server RPM.