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Version: v10.15

WaveMaker Enterprise Setup on VMware ESXi using ISO


  • Ubuntu ISO file from internet.
  • Link for download the image of ubuntu 16.04.6 iso image.
  • VMWare ESXi version 6.5 or higher.
  • Permission for launching machines in Esxi.

This guide has written based on Esxi version 6.5.

Launch Platform Instance

  • Upload ubuntu server iso image to the database store.
  • Select Create / Register VM.
  • Select creation type as a new virtual machine.

vm creation type

  • Select name and guest os, select os family as Linux and guest os version as ubuntu Linux 64bit.

name and os

  • Select a database in which to store configuration and data store.

database selection

  • Customize virtual machine hardware, additional options and upload file from datastore.after creating the VM power ON the VM and proceed to next operation.


  • Select the language to perform the further operation.


  • Select install ubuntu server to start installation process.


  • Select the language for system.


  • Select your location.


  • Configure the keyboard by selecting a language.
  • Provide hostname for the system to configure the system.

host name

  • Setup users and password details for server, provide the username as ubuntu.

username and password

  • Configure the clock.

clock configure

  • Select the disk partition method.

disk partition method

  • Select the disk to partition.

disk partition

  • Choose the option to write changes to disk and configure.


  • Select amount of volume to do the partition.


  • If you have any proxy provide proxy details.

proxy information

  • Select option to manage upgrades on your system.

managing upgrade

  • Choose an option to install or not grub boot loader to the master boot record.

installing grub loader

  • Wait for few moments to complete the installation process, then login into system by providing username and password.
  • For connecting from terminals via ssh, install openssh-server and check the status. Below are the commands.
sudo apt-get install openssh-server -y
sudo systemctl start ssh
sudo systemctl status ssh

Launch StudioWorkspace Instance / AppDeployment Instance

  • Use same procedure for StudioWorkspace Instance / AppDeployment Instance.

Security and Networking

  • Do one of the two things below.
    • All traffic opened between Platform Instance and StudioWorkspace Instance / AppDeployment Instance.
    • Configure security rules as per Prerequisites.