Install your Axway virtual appliance and product

The Axway virtual appliance supports API Gateway 7.5.3 installed on virtual machines based on the following hypervisors:

  • VMware
  • Oracle VM VirtualBox
  • Microsoft Hyper-V

Install from OVA

The API Gateway virtual appliance is available in Open Virtualization Format (OVF) as an OVA file (archived OVF). This format is supported in the following hypervisors:

  • VMware
  • Oracle VM VirtualBox
  • Microsoft Hyper-V

While the actual procedures will vary among the supported hypervisors, in general, the steps to deploy the virtual appliance and your Axway product from an OVA file are as follows:

  1. Import the virtual appliance OVA. The OVA has preset system resources and requires a minimum of:
    • 2 vCPU
    • 8 GB RAM
    • 20 GB HD
    • 1 NIC
  2. Start the virtual appliance.

Consult your hypervisor documentation for detailed instructions.

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