Use Symantec Brightmail Gateway Virtual Edition with VMware to create a simulated computer environment (a virtual computer) on which to run Symantec Brightmail Gateway. The guest software is a complete operating system that contains the Symantec Brightmail Gateway Virtual Edition software. It runs in a similar manner to the application as installed on a standalone hardware platform.
You can deploy the Symantec Brightmail Gateway as a virtual appliance on your existing VMware infrastructure in one of the following ways:
This documentation assumes the following:
For more information about VMware and to download trialware and prerequisite applications, see the VMware Web site at www.vmware.com.
After you complete installing your virtual appliance, you must complete additional tasks to install and register Symantec Brightmail Gateway software on your virtual appliance. During registration you will be asked agree to the End User License Agreement. You will not be able to proceed with registration without agreeing.