Management Center Initial Configuration

Management Center
unifies management and reporting across
products under a single operating environment and single pane of glass. Powerful central policy tools allow you to deploy effective web access security and governance across your entire organization.
Management Center
simplifies your tasks by providing inventory and health monitoring for the spectrum of our ProxySG, SSL Visibility Appliance, Content Analysis System, Malware Analysis Appliance, and PacketShaper products.

About this Guide

This deployment guide is intended to help administrators set up and run
Management Center
in a VMware ESX
, Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM)
, or Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment. It provides information on the requirements and instructions for creating and configuring a virtual
Management Center
appliance. This guide assumes that you are familiar with VMware,
KVM, or AWS administration
ESX, and AWS
outside of the
network, you must upload
an ISO image of
the VAP file to a location accessible to your ESX,
, or AWS instance.
The following table provides an overview of the deployment tasks.
Deployment Step
Document Reference
Complete pre-installation tasks.
Review ESX
, KVM, 
or AWS system requirements.
Create and launch the ESX
, KVM,
or AWS virtual appliance.
Configure the
Management Center
virtual appliance.
Refer to these sections to resolve deployment issues.