For people wanting to try out ZStack quickly, the best way is to install all software including KVM on a single machine so you can build your first cloud with only one machine. Because of this, we recommend below hardware specification:
|CPU||>= 4 Cores Intel/AMD CPUs supporting VT-x or SVM|
|Free Disk||>= 250G|
Installing ZStack must use the ZStack OS (http://cdn.zstack.io/community/downloads/iso/ZStack-x86_64-DVD-2.0.2.iso) and prepare the ZStack installation package.
|ZStack Enterprise management node||Install ZStack OS and ZStack Enterprise Management Node, which includes full Enterprise features (like VM HA, QoS, VM password resetting ...) with 1 free computing node license.|
|ZStack Community Management Node||Install ZStack OS and ZStack Community Management Node, which could add unlimited computing nodes.|
|ZStack Computing Node||Install ZStack OS and the computing node essential packages.|
|ZStack Expert Node||Install ZStack OS and config the local yum. This is for advanced usage, e.g. installing multiple ZStack Management Nodes.|
This manual will introduce the ZStack Community Management Node installation, which is easiest mode to build a private cloud.
ZStack user should download the ZStack OS ZStack-x86_64-DVD-2.0.2.iso.
In the hard drive list select the USB to burn.
The system has been pre-configured default options: DATE & TIME for the East Asia Area, LANGUAGE is English, KEYBOARD is English (US). The administrator can change the configuration.
Please make sure the network is configed. The static IP configuration is preferred.
You can click the root password to set the password. Depending on the hardware performance, the process may take 5 ~ 15 minutes.
After Operation System installed, please reboot the system. When the system boots up again, it will automatically install ZStack and start up ZStack TUI.
The ISO will install the machine with:
Now your ZStack is successfully installed, visit Getting started with quick installation see how to access web UI and command line tool.