Virtual CommandCenter Secure Gateway Evaluation
Quick Setup Guide
Thank you for evaluating CommandCenter Secure Gateway, Raritan's management software platform engineered to
consolidate secure access and control of IT devices. This Quick Setup Guide explains how to install and configure the
CommandCenter Secure Gateway.
This virtual evaluation version of CommandCenter Secure Gateway provides full functionality, with 2 exceptions:
• Limit of 10 interfaces.
• WS-API not supported.
For full functionality, you must purchase a CommandCenter Secure Gateway E1 or V1 model unit.
For additional information on any aspect of the CommandCenter Secure Gateway, see the accompanying online help
accessed from the CommandCenter Secure Gateway or from the CommandCenter Secure Gateway User Guide, which
can be downloaded from the Firmware and Documentation section of Raritan's website
Prerequisites 6. Select a virtual processor from the drop-down list and
1. ESXi Server 4.0 installed on a remote client enter 1024MB in the Memory field. Click Next.
or 7. Create a New Virtual Disk and click Next. Allocate 10GB
VMware Server 2.0 installed on either a local or remote
8. Select Add a Network Adapter and click Next. Select
Bridged, and select the Connect at Power On checkbox.
Both available for free download from VMware's 9. Select Use an ISO image and click Next. Click Browse,
website, www.vmware.com. then navigate to the Datastore that contains the ISO file.
2. If using ESXi Server 4.0, vSphere Client application Select the ISO file and click Next.
installed on local client 10. Select Don't add floppy drive and click Next. Select Don't
Available for free download from VMware's website, add USB Controller and click Next.
www.vmware.com. 11. Select the Power on your virtual machine checkbox at the
3. CommandCenter Secure Gateway ISO file downloaded to bottom of the window and click Finish.
local client 12. Select the new virtual machine in the Inventory tree.
Available for free download from Raritan's website,
13. In the Console tab, click Power on.
Installing the CommandCenter Secure Gateway Note: The first time you access the VMware Server you
Virtual Application on VMware Server 2.0 are prompted to install the VMWare Remote Console
Plug-in. Install the plug-in.
1. Launch the VMware Server 2.0 and log in with a user who
has administrator permissions. The new CC-SG virtual machine powers on in a new
2. Select a Datastore with at least 10GB of free space console window.
available and upload the ISO installation file.
14. At the prompt, type AGREE to launch the CC-SG
3. Choose Virtual Machine > Create Virtual Machine. Diagnostic Console.
4. Enter a name for the virtual machine. See Log in to Diagnostic Console to Set CC-SG IP
5. Select Linux for the Guest Operating System, then select Address (on page 2) for the next steps.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (32-bit) from the Version
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Installing the CommandCenter Secure Gateway 5. In the Configuration field, select DHCP or Static. If you
Virtual Application on VMware ESXi 4.0 with select Static, type a static IP address. If needed, specify
vSphere Client 4.0 DNS servers, netmask, and gateway address.
1. Launch the vSphere Client 4.0 and log in to the ESXi 4.0 Select Save. Wait a few minutes as CC-SG restarts.
with a user who has administrator permissions.
2. Choose File > New > Virtual Machine. Default CC-SG Settings
3. In the Configuration tab, select Custom and click Next. IP Address: 192.168.0.192
4. Enter a name for the virtual machine and click Next.
Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0
5. Select a Datastore with at least 10GB of free space
available and click Next. Username/Password: admin/raritan
6. Select Virtual Machine Version 7 and click Next.
7. Select Linux for the Guest Operating System, then select Log in to CC-SG
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (32-bit) from the Version
drop-down list. Once CC-SG has restarted, you can log in to CC-SG from a
8. Select 2 virtual processors from the drop-down list and
click Next. 1. Launch a supported browser and type the URL of the
9. Enter 1024MB in the Memory field and click Next. CC-SG: https://<IP address>/admin.
10. In the Network Connection page that appears, accept the For example, https://192.168.0.192/admin.
default values and click Next.
Note: The default setting for browser connections is
11. Select LSI Logic Parallel and click Next.
12. Select Create a New Virtual Disk and click Next. Allocate
10GB Disk Capacity and click Next. 2. When the security alert window appears, accept the
13. Select SCSI(0:0) and click Next. connection.
14. Click Finish. 3. You will be warned if you are using an unsupported Java
15. Right-click the new virtual machine you just created, and Runtime Environment version. Follow the prompts to
select Open Console. either download the correct version, or continue. The
Login window appears.
16. Click Power On and "Connect to ISO Image on local disk"
in the console window, then navigate to and select the ISO 4. Type the default username (admin) and password (raritan)
installation file. and click Login.
17. Press Enter a few times until you see the CC-SG Install The CC-SG Admin Client opens.
screen. QS Rule
18. At the prompt, type AGREE and press Enter to launch the Next Steps
CC-SG Diagnostic Console.
See the CommandCenter Secure Gateway Deployment Guide
See Log in to Diagnostic Console to Set CC-SG IP for information on deploying other Raritan devices for CC-SG
Address (on page 2) for the next steps. management.
See the CommandCenter Secure Gateway Administrator
Log in to Diagnostic Console to Set CC-SG IP Guide for information on configuring CC-SG.
1. Log in as admin/raritan. Usernames and passwords are
case-sensitive. For more information about the CommandCenter Secure
2. You will be prompted to change the local console Gateway and the entire Raritan product line, see Raritan's
password. website (www.raritan.com). For technical issues, contact
Raritan Technical Support. See the Contact Support page in
a. Type the default password (raritan) again. the Support section on Raritan's website for technical support
b. Type and then confirm the new password. Note the contact information worldwide.
new password must be a strong password consisting Raritan's products use code licensed under the GPL and LGPL. You can
of at least eight characters that are a combination of request a copy of the source code. For details, see the Open Source Software
letters and numbers. Statement at
3. Press CTRL+X when you see the Welcome screen. on Raritan's website.
4. Choose Operation > Network Interfaces > Network
Interface Config. The Administrator Console appears.
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