Install OneFuse from OVA

Learn how to install OneFuse from the OVA file.


The latest version of OneFuse is

OneFuse is distributed as a CloudBolt OVA file, which is an open standard for packaging VM images for easy installation.

Requirements

  1. Download the latest OneFuse OVA file.
  2. Obtain and download the OneFuse license key.
  3. Optionally, obtain SSL Certificate(s) for OneFuse.
  4. Ensure your environment meets the following base requirements:
    • A Virtualization Manager
      • VMware vSphere 6.0+
      • Citrix XenServer 6+
    • Virtual Capacity for the Virtual Machine (VM)
      • 2 CPUs minimum
      • 8GB memory minimum
      • 50GB storage minimum
      • The initial VM will use 3GB if Thin Provisioned or 50GB if Thick Provisioned (recommended).

Deploy the OneFuse VM from OVA

  1. Log in to your virtualization manager (e.g. VMware vSphere, Citrix XenServer).
  2. Deploy the OVA as a Virtual Machine (VM).
  3. Power on the newly created OneFuse VM.
The screenshots below deploys the OneFuse OVA in VMware's vSphere.

Configure the OneFuse VM

OneFuse needs a few configuration items before you can access the web portal to continue your setup.

  1. Connect to the VM's remote console using your Virtualization Manager (e.g. VMware vSphere, Citrix XenServer).

    If you use DHCP in your environment, press ESC to exit.

    To re-run this configuration tool, execute command:

    Bash (Unix Shell)
    ~/configure/config.py

  2. Log in to the VM console.
    • Username:
    • Password:
  3. Configure the VM's Network Settings.
    • The VM will prompt you for network configuration information.
      • Set the Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN)
        • Press the ENTER key to set the FQDN.
        • Press the ENTER key to accept.
      • Set the IP Address
        • Use the arrow keys to navigate down to Set IP address and press the ENTER key.
        • Confirm the IP Address
        • Press the ENTER key to accept.
      • Repeat for Gateway, Primary DNS, Secondary DNS and SELinux Mode (default is permissive).
  4. Use the arrow keys to navigate down to RUN
  5. Press the ENTER key to Configure the Appliance
  6. The appliance will configure and start services.
  7. When prompted, enter the new root password.

Next Steps

You are ready to Setup and License OneFuse.

Assign SSL Certificates - Optional

OneFuse ships with Day 0 self-signed SSL certificates -- they are not trusted by your users' web browsers unless the user makes an exception to trust the certificate.

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Configure OneFuse to use trusted certificates that you have issued:

  1. Log in to the OneFuse VM console.
  2. Copy your PEM-formatted SSL certificate to /etc/pki/tls/certs/localhost.crt
  3. Copy your PEM-formatted SSL key to /etc/pki/tls/private/localhost.key
  4. Set the file permissions with the following commands:
    Bash (Unix Shell)
    chown apache:apache /etc/pki/tls/certs/localhost.crt /etc/pki/tls/private/localhost.key
    chmod 400 /etc/pki/tls/certs/localhost.crt /etc/pki/tls/private/localhost.key
  5. Restart the OneFuse VM by executing command:
    Bash (Unix Shell)
    service httpd restart

FAQs

[-] Can I configure OneFuse to use SELinux?
For v1.0, SELinux configuration is not supported.
[-] Can I configure OneFuse for High Availability?
For v1.0, High Availability configuration is not supported.