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Server Installation Guide - Vmware

Installing CyberQuest

OVA Deployment

For deploying the CyberQuest virtual machine (OVA file) follow these steps:

  1. Connect to vCenter or ESXi Hypervisor where to deploy the virtual machine. Open vSphere Client or the web interface and fulfill the required credential to connect to vCenter or ESXi Hypervisor.

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  2. Right click on "Virtual Machine" and select "Create/Register VM"

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  3. In this window select "Deploy a virtual machine from an OVF or OVA file" and click on "Next"

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  4. Enter a name for the virtual machine (CyberQuest) and click on “Click to select files or drag/drop” in order to select files for CyberQuest server deployment

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  5. In the new window, locate the CyberQuest virtual machine, select the files and click on "Open" > "Next"

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  6. Select the storage that you want to import the virtual machine on and click "Next"

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  7. Select the network and VLAN and check the box for "Thin" in "Disk provisioning", then click "Next".

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  8. Review the previously selected parameters and click on "Finish", then wait for the import of CyberQuest virtual machine to finish.

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CyberQuest virtual machine configuration

  1. Power on the CyberQuest virtual machine from the vSphere client or from the web interface.

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  2. Open the console.

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  3. Connect using the username “root” and password “toor1”.

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  4. Open the main configuration menu.

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  5. Use the arrows, tab, Esc and Enter for navigating the Main Menu. In order to configure Cyberquest for deployment environment, navigate to "Setup" and press "Enter".

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  6. Configure the time zone by pressing "Enter" on "Set TimeZone", then follow the instructions. Select the Geographic area and press "Enter". Select the City or region and press "Enter".

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  7. Configure the network by going to "Setup", then press "Enter". Select "Network" and press "Enter".

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  8. Select eth0 and press "Enter". Select "STATIC" and press "Enter". Modify the designated fields and press "Submit"

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  9. Configure "hosts" by selecting "Setup", then press "Enter". Select "Hosts" and press "Enter".

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  10. Change the IP address with the Cyberquest IP address and press "Enter". At the prompt press "y" and "Enter" to confirm the change.

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  11. In order to increase the storage partition "/data", follow these steps:

    • Open the vSphere Client, locate the CyberQuest virtual machine on the left side tree, right click on CyberQuest VM, select "Power“ and click on "Power Off”. .
    • After the CyberQuest VM is powered off, click on it, select "Snapshot" and click on "Snapshot Manager..." “Snapshot Manager…” .
    • In the new window, check if CyberQuest VM has no previous "snapshot". If it has previous Snapshots, delete them by selecting "Snapshot" then click on “Delete”. .
    • Right click on CyberQuest VM and select “Edit Settings…”
    • In the left side list select "Hard disk 2" and in the right side increase the disk with a new size alocated for CyberQeust, then click on “Save”. .
    • Power on the CyberQuest VM and open the console. . .
    • Connect with the username “root” and password “toor1”, then open “Main Menu” configuration.

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    • Access “GrowPartition”, press “Enter” and wait for the process to finish. After the process is finished, select “Reboot” and press“Enter” for finalizing the storage partition resizing.

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