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QUICK START GUIDE - Prepare for an Installation

 

Step 1: Setup Management VPN & Access the Commissioning Console

The Commissioning Console is where you enter the configuration details for your server. You need to connect to the Management VPN, and then go to the Commissioning Console at http://commission.prolianteasyconnect.com. 

When prompted for a password, use the username and password sent to you via email.

Your Actions:    

  • Setup the Management VPN on your computer
  • Access the Commissioning Console

You can obtain more detailed information in this article.

Step 2: Local Area Network Configuration

From within the Commissioning Console, enter the IP addresses used for the LAN port on your server and configure DHCP.

Your Actions:    

  • Enter the LAN IP address for your server in the Commissioning Console
  • Choose whether DHCP should be enabled

You can obtain more detailed information in this article.

Step 3: HPE iLO Network Configuration

From within the Commissioning Console, you need to choose the HPE iLO configuration type and enter the iLO IP address for your server in the Commissioning Console.

Your Actions:    

  • Choose the configuration type for the HPE iLO
  • Enter the iLO IP address for your server in the Commissioning Console

You can obtain more detailed information in this article.

Step 4: Active Directory Configuration

From within the Commissioning Console, you need to specify whether you want to create a new Active Directory domain for the server or to join an existing domain on the network (in which case some preparation of that existing domain may be required before it can be joined to the server’s Active Directory domain).

Your Actions:    

  • Specify whether to create a new Active Directory domain or join an existing domain.
  • Enter in the name of the new existing Active Directory domain

You can obtain more detailed information in this article.

Step 5: Configure File Server

From within the Commissioning Console, you need to specify the  size of your file server.

Your Actions:

  • Specify how much storage you want available on your file server

You can obtain more detailed information in this article.

Step 6: Configure Custom Virtual Machines

From within the Commissioning Console, you need to specify how many Custom virtual machines you want, and the operating system and specification of these virtual machines.

Your Actions:

  • Create the Custom virtual machines you need
  • Choose the operating system and specification of the virtual machines

You can obtain more detailed information in this article.

 

Step 7: Enter the Technical Contact Details

From within the Commissioning Console, you need to enter in contact details for the technical contact for your server. These details will be used to inform you of any issues or planned maintenance.

Your Action:    

  • Enter in the name, email address and telephone number for the technical contact.

You can obtain more detailed information in this article on the Support Portal.

Step 8: Prepare Existing AD Domain (If There Is One) For The Installation

If (and only if) you have an existing Active Directory domain which your new domain controller will be joining, you need to prepare the existing Active Directory in advance of the installation. Please note that this article assumes familiarity with managing Microsoft Active Directory and Domain Controllers.

Your Action:    

  • Perform all the configuration actions using the Commissioning Console that are required to fully configure your server.

You can obtain more detailed information in this article.

Congratulations, you are now ready to install your server. Please now read the article QUICK START GUIDE - Perform an Installation

 

 

 

 

 

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