To start using the WordPress Virtual Appliance, you must obtain the WordPress credentials and get the virtual machine IP address.


Verify the new WordPress virtual machine you deployed is powered on.


  1. In vSphere Client, navigate to the WordPress virtual machine.
  2. On the Summary tab, click Launch Web Console.
    The virtual machine console displays the login credentials for the application and the current IP address of the virtual machine.
  3. Record the login credentials and the IP address.
  4. Open a web browser and enter the IP address of the virtual machine.
  5. Use the WordPress credentials you recorded and log in.


The front page of your WordPress blog displays in the web browser window. You are now ready to blog.