Prerequisites for deploying Deepfactor portal in VWware vSphere

The easiest way to set up Deepfactor Portal in your VMware environment with the following resources:

1. VMware ESXi host or VMware cluster with vCenter
2. Network ability to pull resources from the internet, this can include an HTTP proxy service
3. Enough resources to create a VM instance with:
a. 32GB RAM
b. 8 vCPU
c. 520GB Disk
4. Ability to assign a DNS A name record to an IP address
5. vSphere role with the minimum privileges (see below)

You will need a vCenter role with the following minimum privileges:

Datastore
- Browse datastore
- Remove file
 - Update virtual machine files
 - Update virtual machine metadata
Global
 - Cancel task
Host
 - Local operations
o Create virtual machine
o Delete virtual machine
o Reconfigure virtual machine
vSphere Tagging
 - Assign or Unassign vSphere Tag
 - Assign or Unassign vSphere Tag on Object
 - Create vSphere Tag
 - Create vSphere Tag Category
 - Delete vSphere Tag
 - Delete vSphere Tag Category
 - Edit vSphere Tag
 - Edit vSphere Tag Category
 - Modify UsedBy Field For Category
 - Modify UsedBy Field For Tag
 - Scheduled task
Create tasks
 - Modify task
 - Remove task
 - Run task
vApp
 - Add virtual machine
 - Assign resource pool
 - Assign vApp
 - Clone
 - Create
 - Delete
 - Export
 - Import
 - Move
 - Power off
 - Power on
 - Pull from URL
 - Rename
 - Suspend
 - Unregister
 - View OVF environment
 - vApp application configuration
 - vApp instance configuration
 - vApp managedBy configuration
 - vApp resource configuration
Virtual machine
 - Change Configuration
o Acquire disk lease
o Add existing disk
o Add new disk
o Add or remove device
o Advanced configuration
o Change CPU count
 o Change Memory
 o Change Settings
o Change Swapfile placement
o Change resource
o Configure Host USB device
o Configure Raw device
o Configure managedBy
o Display connection settings
o Extend virtual disk
o Modify device settings
o Query Fault Tolerance compatibility
o Query unowned files
o Reload from path
o Remove disk
o Rename
o Reset guest information
o Set annotation
o Toggle disk change tracking
o Toggle fork parent
o Upgrade virtual machine compatibility
 - Edit Inventory
o Create from existing
o Create new
o Move
o Register
o Remove
o Unregister
 - Interaction
o Answer question
o Configure CD media
o Configure floppy media
o Connect devices
o Console interaction
o Guest operating system management by VIX API
o Install VMware Tools
o Power off
o Power on
o Reset
o Suspend
 - Provisioning
o Allow disk access
o Allow file access
o Allow read-only disk access
o Allow virtual machine download
o Allow virtual machine files upload
o Clone template
o Clone virtual machine
o Create template from virtual machine
o Customize guest
o Deploy template
o Mark as template
o Mark as virtual machine
o Modify customization specification
o Promote disks
o Read customization specifications
 - Snapshot management
o Create snapshot
o Remove snapshot
o Rename snapshot
o Revert to snapshot
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