Enterprise Recon 2.1

Hyper V

This section describes how to create virtual machine in Hyper-V and install ER2 on it.


Create a New Virtual Machine

  1. Open the Hyper-V Manager and select a server.
  2. From the Action menu, click New > Virtual Machine…. This opens up the New Virtual Machine Wizard.
    Go to Action > New and click on "Virtual Machine..." to create a new virtual machine in the Hyper-V Manager.
  3. In Before You Begin, click Next.
  4. In Specify Name and Location, fill in the following fields:
    • Name: Enter a name for the virtual machine.
    • Store the virtual machine in a different location: Select to change the location of the virtual machine.
    • Location: Enter a custom location for the virtual machine.

    Specify Name and Location page with virtual machine name set to "Enterprise Recon", and Location set to "C:\Hyper-V\".

  5. Click Next.
  6. In Specify Generation, select Generation 1 and click Next.

  7. In Assign Memory, assign the amount of memory for this virtual machine based on information in System Requirements. Click Next.
  8. In Configure Networking, select the network adapter for the virtual machine. Click Next.
  9. In Connect Virtual Hard Disk, enter the name, location, and size of the virtual hard disk for the virtual machine. See System Requirements for more information. Once done, click Next.
    Example of creating a new virtual hard disk for the virtual machine at "C:\Hyper-V\Enterprise Recon\Virtual Hard Disks\".
  10. In Installation Options, do the following:
    Example of Installation Options page with "Install an operating system from a bootable image file" selected.
    • Select Install an operating system from a bootable CD/DVD-ROM.
    • Select Image file (.iso) and specify the path to the Enterprise Recon ISO installer.
    • Click Next.
  11. In Summary, review the details of the virtual machine. Once done, click Finish.
    Complete installation of the new virtual machine by reviewing the virtual machine details in the Summary page.

Your new virtual machine will appear in the Virtual Machines section.

Install ER2 on the Virtual Machine

  1. Right-click the name of the virtual machine and click Connect.
  2. From the Action menu in the Virtual Machine Connection window, click Start.
  3. Follow the instructions in Run the Installer.