You can use the GUI installer to perform an interactive deployment of a vCenter Server Appliance and register it with an existing external Platform Services Controller instance. You must run the GUI deployment from a Windows, Linux, or Mac machine that is in the network on which you want to deploy the appliance.

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Figure 1. Deployment Workflow of a vCenter Server Appliance with an External Platform Services Controller


Deployment workflow that consists of two stages