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  • 9. In step 2 “Select a Template” → In tab “Featured” select “MS Windows Server – VMware” → Choose Hypervisor “VMware”;
    !!! If your OS is Windows family, we are suggest using VMware Hypervisor !!!

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  • 10. In step 3 “Compute Offering” select any compute offering, i.e. “2 CPU / 4GB RAM / 1Gbps / Auto Start - CLOUDY”;
  • 11. In step 4 “Disk Size” you can choose which one of DC space you want to use by selecting any available disk offering , i.e. “Custom disk - NL SAS in A2 DC - CLOUDY” → Set up disk size;
  • 12. In step 5 “Networks” you can create any number of custom network offerings;
  • 13. In last step 8 “Details” field Name (Optional) write “VirtualServer” → click Launch VM;

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  • 14. Wait while virtual machine is created. If this is your first virtual machine then it could take up to 3-4 minutes – your first network also will be created.

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  • 15. In Instances section click on VirtualServer;
  • 16. In Details tab click on View console;

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  • 17. Perform Windows server installation until you are logged in for the first time.
  • (If you choose to install Windows Server 2022/2019 from featured templates then you don’t need to install VMware tools because they are already installed in template.)
  • (If you choose to install VS on the VMware hypervisor virtualization platform, mouse activity will be available after installing VMware tools.).

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5. Installing VMware Tools for Virtual Machine (The installation of these tools is a mandatory requirement to ensure correct VS operation and SLA.)

  • 18. Go to Instance menu → click on VirtualServer → click Deatach ISO   → Yes → click Attach ISO  choose choose "VMware Tools Installer ISO 11.3.05 - 18557794" (depending on the option in step 2.) → OK;
  • 19. Click View console  → click Start  Computer → open CD Drive → open This PC → choose DVD drive (D:) → choose DVD drive VMware  VMware Tools → hit Enter” → run setup64.exe → Go through wizard steps;

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How to install VMware Tools or Open VM Tools on:

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  • 20. Check Next → Next → Install  Finish → Click "Yes" to reboot server;

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 6. Configure VirtualServer to access from the Internet by Remote Desktop or SSH for Linux

  • 21. After restarting VirtualServer in ViewConsole click Ctrl-Alt-Del → enter Password → Click Done;
  • 21. Click  Click Start button  → On Computer click mouse right button  → Properties  Remote Settings → select “Allow connections only from computers running Remote Desktop with Network Level Authentication (more secure)→ Click on settings → System → Remote Desktop → Advanced settings → select "Require computers to use Network Level Authentication to connect(recommended)" → on dialog box   Remote Desktop Connection click OK  OKSettings click Confirm;

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  • 23. Close “Control Panel\System and Security\System window”.

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