Guide: Installing VMware App Volumes Manager 2.10

In this guide i will show you how to install VMware App Volumes Manager 2.10 on your designated management server.

The Prerequisites

  • Windows Server 2012R2 virtual machine configured with 2vCPU’s and 4GB of RAM
  • Either use SQL Express or define external Database.

The Installation

Mount the VMware App Volumes ISO to the server where you want to install the Manager and execute the installer. Click next on the Installation Wizard dialog:


Accept the the licensing agreement and click next  to continue:


Select “Install App Volumes Manager” and click install.


A new setup instance will start now for “App Volumes Manager”.
Click next.


Depending on your requirements, either select SQL express or a existing SQL Server database. In this case i select Express and click next.


SQL Express setup wil start now and will take a few minutes to complete.


Name your instance and database, click next.


Default ports are good unless you need to change them, click next.


Choose your installation directory or leave default, click next.


Click install


Wait for the installation to complete.


Click finish and the installation is complete.


Some useful  guides and resources:

VMware App Volumes Deployment Guide
VMware App Volumes User’s Guide
VMware App Volumes Technical FAQ

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