Install the CylanceGATEWAY Connector to a Microsoft Azure environment Skip Navigation

Install the
CylanceGATEWAY Connector
to a
Microsoft Azure
environment

When you install the connector, you upload the VHD file as a blob in the
Microsoft Azure
portal. You use the blob to create an image that is used by the connector VM. For information on configuring your Azure environment, visit Azure portal documentation - Azure portal | Microsoft Docs.
  1. Download the
    CylanceGATEWAY Connector
    VHD file (cylance-gateway-connector-fixed-<
    build number
    >.vhd) from
    my
    Account
    .
  2. Log in to the
    Microsoft Azure
    management portal at portal.azure.com.
  3. Upload the VHD file as a blob.
    1. In the
      Azure services
      section, click
      Storage accounts
      . If you do not have a storage account, create one.
    2. Click your storage account.
    3. In the left column, in the
      Data storage
      section, click
      Containers
      . If you do not have a container, create one.
    4. Click your container.
    5. Click
      Upload
      .
    6. In the
      Upload blob
      screen, navigate to the downloaded cylance-gateway-connector-fixed-<
      build number
      >.vhd file.
    7. Expand
      Advanced
      and set the
      Blob type
      drop-down list to
      Page blob
      .
    8. Click
      Upload
      .
  4. Create an image from the uploaded blob.
    1. In the management portal, in the left column, click the portal menu
      > All Services
      .
    2. In the
      Filter services
      field, type
      images
      .
    3. Click
      Images
      , make sure the image uses the resource type
      Microsoft.Compute/images
      .
    4. Click
      Create
      .
    5. Complete the required fields for your environment. In the
      OS disk
      section, specify the following settings:
      • OS Type: Linux
      • VM Generation: Gen 1
      • Storage blob: Navigate to the blob that you created in step 3.
    6. Click the
      Tags
      tab and add tags are required (optional).
    7. Click
      Review + create
      .
    8. Click
      Create
      .
    9. Click
      Go to resource
      . The Create a virtual machine screen opens.
  5. Create a connector VM.
    1. On the
      Basics
      tab, complete the required fields for your environment. Specify the following settings:
      • Image: Select the image that you created in step 4.
      • Size: Select a size with that includes 2 vCPUs and a minimum of 4.5 GB memory.
      • Authentication type: Select
        Password
        .
      • Username: Enter any value. The connector VM image disregards this field.
      • Password and Confirm password: Enter any value. The connector VM image disregards these fields.
    2. Click the
      Disks
      tab.
    3. On the
      Disks
      page, in the
      OS disk type
      drop-down list, select
      Standard HDD
      . The connector VM does not require low latency disk access.
    4. Click the
      Networking
      tab. Complete the required fields for your environment. Make sure that the connector image uses your private network. The connector does not support
      Azure
      's Accelerated Networking feature. If you enable this setting, the connector VM might not function as expected.
    5. Click the
      Management
      tab. The image doesn't support "Login with Azure AD". If you enable this setting, the connector VM might not function as expected.
    6. Click the
      Advanced
      tab. Configure as required for your environment. The connector doesn't support setting "Custom data" or "User data". The "Custom data" or "User data" settings can be configured as required by your environment, but they are disregarded by the connector VM. BlackBerry does not recommend installing additional VM applications on the VM that is running the connector VM.
    7. Click the
      Tags
      tab. Configure tags as required for your environment.
    8. Click the
      Review + create
      tab. Review your configuration.
    9. Click
      Create
      .
      A timeout error message might display when the VM resource is created. If necessary, refresh the screen.