Expedition VMWare OVF File

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L0 Member

Re: Expedition VMWare OVF File

Thanks for the info.  I was able to finally get it working on Oracle Virtual box in a virtual machine on my desktop pc.  For now, I'll run with that, but I'll look into the converter if I need a more powerful server.

 

 

L2 Linker

Re: Expedition VMWare OVF File

Hi, I have converted the VM using VMWare converter but it's still will not work. When I log in I just get the an error saying Remote Exception. No more info than that.

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Any ideas?

L1 Bithead

Re: Expedition VMWare OVF File

I can confirm I have also seen this on a VM converted over to Hyper-V.

L7 Applicator

Re: Expedition VMWare OVF File

To fix that error, you have to upgrade to a newer version from the CLI or go to SETTINGS -> MLearning and in the ML SERVER textbox put the IP address from your Expedition and click on SAVE. Then refresh browser

L2 Linker

Re: Expedition VMWare OVF File

Thanks that worked updating the ML Server Address! As a matter of interest is the upgrade command from the cli different to the beta one? - sudo apt-get install expedition-beta

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L0 Member

Re: Expedition VMWare OVF File

I know this is dated now but I wanted to add my 2-cents on this so that maybe it can be of help to others. 

 

I had the expedition working great in my Macbook using fusion. That deployment was easy becuase the download came as a .vmarevm file ready to launch. I opened it up in fusion and made sure it booted and worked as designed. Then I shut it down and went to the Fusion Menu - File and selected export to ovf option. Then when in the dialog choose to create a single OVA file and let it do its thing... be patient it takes a bit.  I'm sure the same thing is possible from vmware workstation.

 

PS NOTE: my export was a version VM12 and my vSphere is only 6.0 so at first it failed. I had to go back into fusion, modify the compatibility to version 11, then re export. Then it imported fine.

 

After that I opened the vsphere web-client and imported it just as any other ova. Worked like a champ. 

 

Regards, I hope it helps.

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