This topic describes the information that is required for initial installation and configuration of the Delphix Engine.

Information Required for Installation

  • Name of the Delphix Engine (for example, mydelphix1)
  • Network configuration for static DHCP lease or static IP address
    • Static IP address and Subnet Mask in CDIR notation (for example, 10.80.142.82/24) (not required for static DHCP configuration)

    • Gateway IP address

    • DNS server IP address(es) (not required if DHCP supplies the DNS servers)

    • Domain of the Delphix Engine installation, such as mydomain.com

  • Selection of storage devices for the operating system disks. Check the hypervisor specific pages for more information on storage requirements.

Information Required for Initial Configuration

  • NTP server for setting system time (optional)

  • Web Proxy server to support phonehome (optional)

  • SMTP server to support email notification

    • IP address or name (for example, smtp.gmail.com)
    • Port number
    • Email address from which you want the Delphix Engine to send email (for example, delphix@mydelphix1.mydomain.com)
  • LDAP Server for authentication (optional)

      • IP address or name (for example, ldap.mydomain.com)
      • Port number
  • SNMP Server for notifications
    • IP address or name (for example, snmp.mydomain.com)
    • Port number
    • Community String
  • Desired password for sysadmin user (this default user can be replaced) - For the ServerSetup application

  • Email address for messages sent to the sysadmin user
  • Desired password for delphix_admin user (this default user can be replaced) - For the Delphix Admin application

  • Email address for messages sent to the delphix_admin user