Arctic Wolf Appliances

vSensor Installation on a Standalone ESXi Server

Updated Jan 9, 2024

Uninstall a vSensor from a standalone ESXi server

  1. Sign in to your ESXi web UI.

  2. Click Create / Register VM.

  3. On the Select creation type page, select Deploy a virtual machine from an OVF or OVA file, and then click Next.

  4. On the Select OVF and VMDK files page, in the Enter a name for the virtual machine field, enter a name for the virtual machine (VM).

    Note: You must provide a unique name for the VM. If you use a current or past name, it can prevent activation in the management portal.

  5. Click Click to select files or drag/drop.

  6. Select the OVA file you downloaded, and then click Open.

  7. Click Next.

  8. On the Deployment options page, in Deployment type, select one of these:

    • AWNv100 Virtual Sensor
    • AWNv200 Virtual Sensor
    • AWNv1000 Virtual Sensor
  9. Click Next.

  10. On the Additional setting page, click Next.

  11. On the Ready to complete page, click Finish.

  12. Decommission the vSensor:

    1. Sign in to the MDR Dashboard.
    2. Click Account > Arctic Wolf Appliance Management.
    3. Find the appliance that you want to decommission.
    4. In the Actions column, click Decommission <appliance>, and then click Decommission <appliance> when prompted.
  13. In the ESXi web UI, shutdown the vSensor.

  14. Remove the vSensor:

    1. In the ESXi web UI, select the vSensor.
    2. Click Actions, and then select Delete.
    3. Click Delete.

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