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Barracuda NextGen Firewall X

Howto install legacy netfence on 'VMware ESX' server

  • Type: Knowledgebase
  • Date changed: one year ago
Solution #00005260 
This solution replies to:
- netfence firmware versions 4.2.x


Howto install netfence 4.2.x on VMware ESX server



A short Step by step manual about the installation of phion netfence at a VMware ESX server:


- Copy the "netfence gateway installation" iso-file to your ESX server.

- Open the phioni and create a kickstart disk (for installation with cdrom + floppy) and save the files to a local directory at your workstation. If you want to install the netfence with a par-file, so please copy the par-file into the same folder.

- Create a floppy-image (using winimage eg) and copy the floppy image to your ESX-server too.

- Create a machine at your ESX-server and mount the iso-file as CD-drive and the floppy-image as Floppy-drive.

- Boot from CD and connect the floppy image.

- Press enter and install the netfence.



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