1. Download the k2000remote_vmware_ovf_3.3.35375 file from the Kace Support Site:
2. Unzip all the files from local hard drive and move all files to the ESX box.
3. On the ESX box, convert all the files using VMWare Converter. Use either the following command using the VMWare Converter:
ESX Sever V2.5 and VMWare Converter V3.0.3
vmkfstools -i k2000_remote.vmdk -d thick k2000_remote_site.vmdk
ESX Server V3.5 VMWare comverter V3.0.3:
vmkfstools -i k2000_remote.vmdk k2000_remote_site.vmdk
This process may take around 1 - 2 hours to finish converting.
4. When all the files have been converted by the converter, create an Existing Virtual Server using the converted file. Use default settings and point to the converted file.
Please note the minimum space requirement is 250G of hard drive space.
5. After creating the Virtual Server, restart the virtual machine and login as konfig / konfig to configure network settings.
6. Logon to the K2000 Remote Site Appliance and install the license key. Use the original 2000 series keys. It will share the license amount between the two boxes.
7. Enable K2000 Linking on the Remote Site Appliance by: Settings and Maintenance -> Control Panel -> KACE Linking -> Click on “Enable KACELinking”
8. Create a KACE Linking between the Remote Site Appliance and the Main K2000 appliance by doing the following:
On the Remote Site Appliance:
- Go to Managed Linked Appliance and create a link to the K2000 appliance. You will need the IP address and the linking key from the K2000 appliance.
on the Main K2000 appliance:
- Go to Managed Linked Appliance and create a link to the Remote Site Appliance. You will need the ip address and the linking key from the Remote Site Appliance
9. Please see Remote Site Appliance in the K2000 Administrator Guide on instructions to sync and upload images to the Remote Site Appliance.