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Install and configure Citrix SD-WAN Center on Microsoft Hyper-V

Before installing the Citrix SD-WAN Center virtual machine (VM) on the Microsoft Hyper-V server, gather the necessary information as described in System requirements and installation.

Download the SD-WAN Center software for Hyper-V, as described in Downloading the Citrix SD-WAN Center Software section of System requirements and installation.

Ensure that the Hyper-V feature and management tool are enabled on your Windows server.

To create the SD-WAN Center VM on Hyper-V server:

  1. On the Hyper-V Manager, right-click the Hyper-V server and select New > Virtual Machine.

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    The New Virtual Machine Wizard appears. Click Next.

  2. Specify a name for your SD-WAN center VM and change the VM storage location, if necessary.  Click Next.

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  3. Choose the required, VM generation. Click Next.

  4. Assign a memory of 8 GB for the VM. Click Next.

    Note

    The Citrix SD-WAN Center VM requires a minimum of 8 GB memory to manage up to 64 sites. For more information on memory to the number of sites mapping, see System requirements and installation.

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  5. Choose the Virtual switch to be used by the VM’s network adapter, Click Next.

  6. Select Use an existing virtual hard disk, browse, and select the SD-WAN Center VHD file that you downloaded. Click Next.

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  7. Review the VM summary and change the settings if necessary, else click Finish.  The SD-WAN Center VM is created and is listed in the Virtual Machines section.

  8. Right-click the SD-WAN Center VM and select Settings. Set the number of virtual processors to four and click Apply.

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  9. Right-click the SD-WAN Center VM and click Connect.

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  10.  Click the Start button.

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    Note

    The initial installation may take up to 50 min, depending on the number of CPUs and RAM that you have configured.  

  11.  Once the VM is started, selected Citrix SD-WAN Center and hit enter.

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  12.  Log into the VM. The default login credentials for the new SD-WAN Center VM are as follows:

    Login: admin

    Password: password

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    The management IP address is displayed in the console use this IP to access the SD-WAN Center web interface.

    Note

    If DHCP is not configured in the SD-WAN network, you have to enter a static IP address manually.

To configure a static IP address as the management IP address:

  1. Log into the VM. The default login credentials for the new SD-WAN Center VM are as follows:

    Login: admin

    Password: password

  2. In the console, enter the CLI command management_ip.

  3. Enter the command set interface <ipaddress> <subnetmask> <gateway>, to configure the management IP.

Use the management IP to access the Citrix SD-WAN Center web interface.

Install and configure Citrix SD-WAN Center on Microsoft Hyper-V

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