Cisco Unified Communications Manager Version 8.0
Cisco Unified Communications Manager Version 8.0 is the powerful call-processing component of the Cisco Unified Communications Solution. It is scalable, distributable, and highly available enterprise IP telephony call-processing solution. Follow the given points to install CUCM 8 in vmware step by step.
Turn off your Window's Firewall and set a static IP in your Loopback Adapter.
Configure a NTP Server in GNS and connect with VMware through Cloud.
username and password.
Now Configure VMware with these settings. Select Typical option.
If you have CUCM-8.0 IOS in DVD then select Installer disc option, If you have CUCM-8.0 IOS in your hard disk or flash drive then select Installer disc image file (ios). Do not select option I will install the operating system later.
Provide information like Name, User name, Password.
Provide Virtual machine name e.g (CUCM 8) and Browse the location where you want to save the CUCM 8 files.
Allocate hard disk size, Minimumm size of hard disk for CUCM 8 is 72 GB and select option Store virtual disk as a single file.
Allocate Memory more than 2GB to run CUCM 8 properly and also configure Network Adapter as a Bridged.
After step-3 virtual machine settings are complete. Power On this Virtual machine (CUCM 8).
If you want to check your media resources (e.g hard disk, RAM etc) then select Yes, but if don't select No. This media check is Optional.
Cisco Unity Connection and CUCM Business Edition are not supported on current hardware.
Select Yes for further installation.
Select Proceed for further installation.
If you have any Upgrade patch regarding CUCM 8.0 then select Yes otherwise select No.
Select Continue for further installation.
Select your Timezone and select Yes for further installation.
If you want to change MTU size then select Yes, if don't select Nom, then next step If you want DHCP on this machine select Yes, if you don't select.
Provide Network configuration.
If you want to enable DNS client on this machine select Yes otherwise No.
Provide OS Administrator Login
Provide Certificate Information. This option about your organization information.
Select Yes if this CUCM is Publisher. Select No if you have already a Publisher.
Provide NTP server's IP address as provided in step-2.
Provide Security Password. This password is used in Clustering.
If you want to configure SMTP select Yes but if you don't select No. Now Provide Application User Configuration.
Select Ok if you provide correct information. Select Back if you want to change anything.