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Sandbox Deployment and Install Guide

Deploying Hortonworks Sandbox on VMWare

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Introduction

This tutorial walks through the general approach for installing the Hortonworks Sandbox (HDP or HDF) onto VMware on your computer.

Prerequisites

Outline

Import Hortonworks Sandbox on Windows

Open VMWare and select “Open a Virtual Machine“:

vmware-win-open

Browse and select the sandbox image you downloaded and click Open.

Next, you’re given the opportunity to save the virtual machine under a different name and/or location. After changes are made, click Import. You should then see the importing progress dialog:

vmware-win-importing

Once import is complete, you will see the newly imported machine listed.

Select the virtual machine you want to start and click Play virtual machine.

vmware-win-select

When the virtual machine fully boots up, you will see a similar screen as below.

Enter the URL into your browser – you’re ready to begin using the sandbox.

vmware-win-start

Welcome to the Hortonworks Sandbox!

Import Hortonworks Sandbox on macOS

Open VMWare and select “Import an existing virtual machine” and click Continue.

VMWare Installation Method

Choose File…” to browse to and select the sandbox image you downloaded. Click the Continue button.

choose_existing

Next, you’re given the opportunity to save the virtual machine under a different name. If you have no preference in renaming, you can just leave the default name and click Save. You should then see the importing progress dialog:

vmware_import_progress

Once finished, the following screen is displayed:

vmware_finish

Click the Finish button and start your new virtual machine. A window opens and displays the boot process. Once the virtual machine fully boots up, you may begin using the sandbox.

Welcome to the Hortonworks Sandbox!

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