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Configure static IP using the OVF tool

OVA supports using the VMware OVF Tool to configure the static IP address. The following information is just an example for using the OVF Tool. For more in-depth information about the OVF Tool, please refer to the VMware documentation (OVF Tool Documentation).
  1. Download and install the VMware OVF Tool.
  2. Open the Command Prompt (Windows) or Terminal (macOS).
  3. Navigate to the folder containing the
    OVA file.
  4. Type the following:
    ovftool -ds=datastore1 -n=CylanceONPREM1.0.1 --X:injectOvfEnv --powerOn --prop:ip= --prop:netmask= --prop:gateway= --prop:dns=, CylanceONPREM_1.0.1.ova vi://test_user@
  5. Press
    . The OVA file is imported into vSphere.