To install IaaS on your minimal virtual or physical Windows server, you download a copy of the IaaS installer from the vRealize Automation appliance.

Before you begin

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 or later. You can download the .NET installer from the same Web page as the IaaS installer.

  • If you are using Internet Explorer for the download, verify that Enhanced Security Configuration is not enabled. Navigate to res://iesetup.dll/SoftAdmin.htm on the Windows server.

About this task

If you see certificate warnings during this process, continue past them to finish the installation.


  1. Log in to the IaaS Windows server using an account that has administrator rights.
  2. Open a Web browser directly to the vRealize Automation appliance installer URL.


  3. Click IaaS Installer.
  4. Save setup__vrealize-automation-appliance-FQDN@5480 to the Windows server.

    Do not change the installer file name. It is used to connect the installation to the vRealize Automation appliance.