To complete a minimal deployment, the system administrator installs the Identity Appliance, the vRealize Appliance, and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).

  • Identity Appliance, which supports single sign-on capabilities. It is installed as a virtual appliance.

  • vRealize Appliance, which includes the Web console interface. It is installed as a virtual appliance.

  • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), which is installed on a Windows Server machine.

The IaaS database can be installed on the same machine as IaaS or on its own server.

The following figure shows the relationship and purpose of components of a minimal installation.

components of a minimal installation