TestDrive

Overview

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In this VMware TestDrive experience, you will have access to an On-Prem VCF Data Center and a VMware Cloud on AWS Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC). The two are linked together with VMware HCX Platform Services. The experience is a shared environment and multiple users can use the service simultaneously. 

 

As part of the experience, you will:

  • Log in to vSphere Client and get access to your workload Virtual Machine (VM) running on your On-Prem Data Center
  • Migrate your live workload to VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC using VMware HCX
  • Perform Reverse Migration from VMC on AWS back to your On-Prem Data Center using VMware HCX

Login

Your environment is currently being setup, watch the video to take a tour of the Cloud Migration experience.

 

Once the login button is highlighted in blue, click GO! to start the experience.

Click Go

Use the TestDrive credentials provided in the Login Credentials menu on the top right corner to sign-in to VMware Horizon.  

  1. Click the copy icon next to the username to copy
  2. Paste it on the Horizon username field by clicking on it, followed by pressing CTRL+v (Windows) or command + v (macOS) on your keyboard
  3. Next, click the copy icon next to the password to copy 
  4. Paste it on the Horizon password field by clicking on it, followed by pressing CTRL+v (Windows) or  command + v (macOS) on your keyboard
  5. Click Login to access

Other pasting options:

  • Windows: use right-click on your mouse/ trackpad and select Paste
  • macOS: press and hold the control key while you click the Horizon username/password field and select Paste

Click on TD-VMC-on-AWS Horizon RDSH Desktop to access our live production environment. 

Double click on vCenter Cloud Gateway VMWTD Chrome icon on the desktop to access the vSphere Client. 

The username is populated in the VMware vSphere username field. To get the password, click the Login Credentials menu on the top right corner, do the following:

  1. Click the copy icon next to the password
  2. Paste it on the vSphere password field by clicking on it, followed by pressing CTRL+v (Windows) or command + v (macOS) on your keyboard
  3. Click Login to access

Other pasting options:

  • Windows: use right-click on your mouse/ trackpad and select Paste
  • macOS: press and hold the control key while you click the vSphere username/password field and select Paste

 

If you are using a Safari browser, the copy icon in the Login Credentials menu will not work. The credentials will need to be typed.

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