WARNING: This article is out of date
Please use follow this article to install MineMeld on a recent Ubuntu 16.04 distribution: https://live.paloaltonetworks.com/t5/MineMeld-Articles/Manually-install-MineMeld-on-Ubuntu-Server-16...
Note for VMWare ESXi or environments with no DHCP
The best way to install MineMeld on VMWare ESXi or in environments with no DHCP is using a full Ubuntu 14.04 VM: https://live.paloaltonetworks.com/t5/MineMeld-Articles/Running-MineMeld-on-Ubuntu-Server-14-04/ta-p/...
To run a basic set up of MineMeld on VMWare desktop you can use a simple loader that will automatically install the required packages on a stock Ubuntu 14.04 LTS cloud image and set up a basic config of MineMeld for you. This loader is packaged in a cloud-init ISO image that should be added to the standard Ubuntu OVA.
NOTE: Internet connectivity is required to setup MineMeld. First time image is booted it will automatically download all the newest required components and install them on the Ubuntu cloud image.
A video about installing MineMeld on VMware desktop is now availble: click here
To set up a demo installation, this OVA is an original Ubuntu 14.04 cloud image with an embedded MineMeld cloud-init ISO image: https://minemeld.s3.amazonaws.com/minemeld-vm-0.9.11-3build2.ova
At first boot the Ubuntu 14.04 image will check for the cloud-init ISO and run the MineMeld loader.
Just download the OVA, import it into VMWare and skip to step #5 of the procedure.
MineMeld cloud-init ISO has been designed to run on Ubuntu cloud images. Download the ova of Ubuntu trusty cloud image from here: https://cloud-images.ubuntu.com/trusty/current/trusty-server-cloudimg-amd64.ova
Download MineMeld cloud-init ISO from the following link: https://minemeld.s3.amazonaws.com/minemeld-cloud-init-0.9.11-3build2.iso
Select File > Import from VMWare Fusion and select the Ubuntu trusty OVA image.
When asked do not press Finish but Customize Settings.
NOTE. If VMWare throws an error about hardware incompatibility, go to VM > Manage > Change Hardware Compatibility and change Hardware Compatibility to the most recent version.
NOTE. If VMWare throws an error about the OVF format just pressy Retry
Under VM settings, enable CD-ROM and select the MineMeld cloud-init ISO image and boot the image.
Default credentials for shell access are:
At first boot the loader contained inside the ISO image will update the VM and download & setup the latest version of MineMeld. It could take some minutes.
After a successful setup you should see a message where both minemeld-engine and minemeld-web services are RUNNING.
Default credentials for WebUI access are on port 443 are: