You can use the GUI installer to perform an interactive deployment of a Platform Services Controller appliance as the first instance in a new vCenter Single Sign-On domain or as a replication partner in an existing vCenter Single Sign-On domain. 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.


You must deploy the replicating Platform Services Controller instances in a sequence.

Figure 1. Deployment Workflow of a Platform Services Controller Appliance

Deployment workflow that consists of two stages