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Installing IBM SmartCloud Entry 2.3 for VMware vCenter

To install IBM SmartCloud Entry 2.3 for VMware vCenter, you must have a non-vCenter Windows or Linux server to host the application on.

**You cannot install SmartCloud Entry on a vCenter server by default due to a TCP port conflict.

  1. Run the SmartCloudEntry 2.3 Trial installer
    1. Select Language (English), click Ok

  1. Click Next
  2. Click I accept
  3. Click Next
  4. Click Next
  5. Click Next
  6. Click Next
  7. Click Install

  1. The Installer will now run
  2. Select the “I will configure the User Data Now” and select Next

  1. Set the administrator password and click next
  2. Select the Vcenter radio button, configure the hostname of vcenter, username and password. Click Next.

  1. Now double-click the SmartCloud shortcut that the application installer left on your desktop.
  2. Now log into the SmartCloud using the following URL:
    2. Log in using the admin account
      1. The credentials used in this case

i.     Username: admin

ii.     Password: Passw0rd

  1. Now make sure the certificate to the vCenter server is trusted.
    1. Click Configuration > Cloud Settings. Enter the vCenter account password, click the Trust Certificate checkbox and click Test Connection

  1. The test will then show as successful

  1. Then click Update

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