VMware Workstation deployment

Deployment tasks



Download OVA Download the latest version of the Access Gateway OVA.
Import OVA Import the OVA into VMWare Workstation.

Post-deployment tasks



Set Access Gateway instance hostname Set a hostname for Access Gateway.
Optional. Set Access Gateway instance IP address Configure a fixed IP address for Access Gateway.
Optional. Set Access Gateway DNS Servers Configure Access Gateway to use a split DNS process where multiple DNS servers are used.
Optional. Set an Access Gateway proxy server Configure Access Gateway to use with a proxy server.
Determine Access Gateway IP address

Add admin entry to hosts file

Configure Access Gateway DNS

Determine Access Gateway IP address for non-AWS instances.

Configure required admin entry in local hosts file.

Configure required DNS entries.

Initialize the Access Gateway Admin UI console Initialize the cookie domain and instance hostname.
Configure an Identity Provider in Access Gateway Configure Okta tenant as an identify provider.
Reset Access Gateway and verify configuration Initialize Access Gateway after first boot.
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.

Ensure that you appropriately name your Access Gateway nodes when you create them for use in a high availability cluster. These names must be resolvable between Access Gateway instances before you configure high availability.