After you deploy the Controller VM, you can power it on. During the boot up process, the IP address specified during the deployment gets assigned to the VM.

After power on, the first boot process of the Controller VM can take up to 10 minutes.


Deploy the Controller.


  1. In the vCenter Server, right click the avi-controller-1 VM that you deployed.
  2. Select Power > Power On.
    The VM is assigned the IP address that you specified during deployment.
  3. To verify if the VM is powered on, access the IP address in a browser.
    When the VM comes online, warnings about the TLS certificate and connection appear.
  4. In the This Connection Is Not Private warning, click Show Details.
  5. Click visit this website in the window that appears.
    You are prompted for user credentials.