VMware ESXi


  1. Visit our download page – downloads.snapt.net
  2. Extract the .tar.gz (You will need to extract this file twice)
  3. Once logged into ESXi navigate to the “Virtual Machines” section.
  4. Choose “Create/Register VM”
  5. Select “Deploy a virtual machine from an OVF or OVA file” and click next
  6. Name your VM and choose the .ovf and .vmdk files that you extracted earlier and click next.
  7. Select the datastore to use and click next
  8. Select your required network mappings and disk provisioning method and click next.
  9. Make sure all of your settings are correct and click finish.
  10. The import will now begin and boot the VM automatically once complete.
  11. At this point you can click on your new VM and launch a console window.
  12. Once the VM has finished booting you can type “getipaddress” if running DHCP or run “networkConfig” to set the IP address statically.
  13. You can now open a web browser and navigate to http://youripaddress:8080 and login to Snapt with the default username and password (admin/admin)
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