How to – Install OpenFiler Storage

Here is Step by Step procedure to install OpenFiler. We were exploring the same in our Home lab.

Steps: –

  • Click on New Virtual Machine and Select typical and Click Next.

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  • Click on Installer Disc image file and click Next.

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  • Select the Operating system and click Next

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  • Click on browse and select the path drive and click Next.

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  • Click on Next.

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  • Click on customize hardware.

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  • Click on Next.

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  • Select US Keyboard and click Next.

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  • Select No and click Next.

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  • Click Next.

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  • Choose  No  and click Next.

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  • Insert the host domain name and click next

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  • Enable the IPv4 support and configure IP address and click next

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  • Set manually host domain name and configure gateway primary DNS and click next

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  • Select the time Zone Asia/Calcutta and click Next.

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  • Insert  the root password and click Next.

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  • Click on Next.

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  • Formatting setup.

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  • Press reboot system.

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  • Welcome to OpenFiler  Screen

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For more detailed information on Installation of OpenFiler, please refer to below articles.

Installation of OpenFiler:

Step by Step Installation Guide for Using Openfiler as Shared Storage in ESXi and vSphere Environment

Configuration of OpenFiler:

Step by Step Configuration Guide for Using Openfiler as Shared Storage in ESXi and vSphere Environment

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