Getting Started with Virtualization

This topic describes the high-level steps that first-time users must follow to set up the Virtualization application in the Command Center.

Step 1: Obtain Your User Credentials to Access the Command Center

Obtain the following information from your administrator:

  • The Command Center URL

  • Your Command Center user credentials

If the Command Center is not set up in your CommCell environment, contact your administrator to deploy the Command Center. For more information, see Quick Start Guide.

Step 2: Log On to the Command Center

Accessing the Command Center by using the URL and user account credentials that you obtained from the administrator.

Step 3: Complete the Virtualization Application Wizard

Perform initial configurations to set up the Virtualization application by completing the Virtualization Setup.

During the setup, you will add a hypervisor, configure storage, add virtual machines, and perform other important configurations.

Step 4: Perform Your First Backup and Restore

For instructions, see the following procedures:

  1. Perform a backup.

  2. Restore full virtual machines or files and folders.

Step 5: What to Do Next

After initial setup, you can perform the following tasks to customize your operations: