The following tasks are common to both the Orchestrator VM and the Mega-POP VM.

To set up the Orchestrator and Mega-POP VMs, you must set the environment variables, create directories, install Docker, create scripts to generate self-signed certificates, open firewall ports, and so on. The following sections explain this process in detail.

Set up the Mega-POP VM after you have completed setting up the Orchestrator VM.