VMware Workstation deploy tasks
Deploying to VMware Workstation involves the following tasks:
|Download OVA||Download current version of the Access Gateway OVA.|
|Import OVA||Import the OVA into VMWare Workstation.|
All Access Gateway deployments require a set of common tasks:
|Set Access Gateway instance hostname||Access Gateway specifies a known gateway hostname which can be changed.|
|[Optional] Set Access Gateway instance IP address||Many installations require Access Gateway to use a fixed known IP address.|
|[Optional] Set Access Gateway DNS Servers||Many installations use a split DNS process where multiple DNS servers are required.|
[Optional] Set Access Gateway proxy server
|Many installations require a proxy server for Access Gateway.|
|Determine Access Gateway IP address for non-AWS instances
Configure admin /etc/hosts entry
Configure Access Gateway DNS
Determine Access Gateway IP address.
Configure required /etc/hosts admin entry.
Configure required DNS entries.
|Initialize Access Gateway Admin UI console||Initialize the cookie domain and instance hostname.|
|Configure your Okta tenant as an identity provider||Configure Okta tenant as an identify provider.|
|Configure SAML access to from your Okta tenant||Configure Okta tenant to allow access to Access Gateway using SAML.|
|Review security best practices||Examine and execute a set of common Access Gateway security best practices.|
When creating a set of Access Gateway nodes for use in a high availability cluster, ensure that nodes are named appropriately.
Also, node names must be resolvable between Access Gateway instances before configuring high availability.