A system administrator downloads the installer to a Windows 2008 or Windows 2012 physical or virtual machine.

If you see certificate warnings during this procedure, continue past them.

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1 must be installed on the IaaS installation machine. You can download the .NET installer from the installer Web page.

If you are using Internet Explorer for the download, verify that Enhanced Security Configuration is not enabled. See res://iesetup.dll/SoftAdmin.htm.

Log in to the Windows server as a local administrator.


Open a Web browser.


Enter the URL for the Windows IaaS installer download page.

For example, https://vcac-va-hostname.domain.name:5480/installer, where vcac-va-hostname.domain.name is the name of the vCloud Automation Center Appliance host.


Click IaaS Installer.


When prompted, save the installer file to the desktop. The file name is of the form setup__vcac-va-hostname.domain.name@5480.

Do not change the file name. It is used to connect the installation to the vCloud Automation Center Appliance.