VMware software requirements for the Guest Virtual Machines

Article:HOWTO81122  |  Created: 2012-10-24  |  Updated: 2015-01-13  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO81122
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VMware software requirements for the Guest Virtual Machines

Table: VMware requirements for the Guest Virtual Machines describes the Guest Virtual Machines requirements to use the vShield-enabled Shared Insight Cache on the Symantec Security Virtual Appliance.

Table: VMware requirements for the Guest Virtual Machines

Requirement

Description

Guest Virtual Machines (GVMs)

The EPSEC 2.0 driver must be installed on all GVMs.

On GVMs hosted by ESX 4.1 with Patch ESX410-201107001 applied, download the EPSEC driver locally and execute the installer on the virtual machine.

On GVMs hosted by ESXi 5.0 Update 1 or later, do one of the following:

  • Download the EPSEC driver locally and execute the installer on the virtual machine.

  • Use the VMware Tools installer to install the EPSEC driver.

Note:

To install the EPSEC driver, perform a custom installation and select VMware Device Drivers > VMCI Driver > vShield Drivers or Guest Introspection Drivers.

You can also perform a complete installation. Do not select the typical installation.


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