Before you deploy the virtual appliance of VMware Cloud Builder, verify that your environment fulfills the requirements for this deployment.

IP Addresses and Host Names

Verify that the static IP address and FQDN for the VMware Cloud Builder virtual appliance are available.

Setting Value
IP address
Host name sfo01cb01
Default gateway
DNS servers


DNS domain sfo01.rainpole.local
DNS search sfo01.rainpole.local,rainpole.local
Subnet mask
NTP Servers
  • ntp.sfo01.rainpole.local

Deployment Prerequisites

Verify that your environment satisfies the following prerequisites for the deployment of the virtual appliance of VMware Cloud Builder.





  • Virtual disk provisioning:

    • Thin

  • Required storage: 28 GB

Installation Packages

  • Download the .ova file for VMware Cloud Builder.