Before you deploy Workspace ONE Access, you must prepare your environment. This preparation includes downloading the Workspace ONE Access OVA file, creating DNS records, and obtaining IP addresses.


Before you begin to install Workspace ONE Access, complete the prerequisite tasks.

  • You need one or more ESX servers to deploy the Workspace ONE Access virtual appliance.
    Note: For information about supported vSphere and ESX server versions, see the VMware Product Interoperability Matrixes at
  • VMware vSphere Client or vSphere Web Client is required to deploy the OVA file and access the deployed virtual appliance remotely to configure networking.
  • Download the Workspace ONE Access OVA file from the VMware Web site.