Virtual Appliance

Download Virtual Appliance images from Storware repository.

Prerequisites (Storware Backup & Recovery image)

Minimum requirements: 2 vCPU core and 4GB RAM
Recommended requirements: 4 vCPU core and 16GB RAM
For more information, please check sizing guide

Default login, and password

  • Operating system / SSH: login: root password: vPr0tect
  • WebUI: login: admin password: vPr0tect

First steps after deployment

After downloading and importing the image to the environment set the IP address:
  • run nmtui
  • Edit a connection
  • Select network interface, and edit its network settings.
Now you should be able to log in to the web console using the URL:
where STORWARE_HOST is the hostname or IP of your Storware Backup & Recovery Server
Increase disk size (in this example to 500G):
vdo growPhysical -n /dev/mapper/FileSystem
vdo growLogical -n /dev/mapper/FileSystem --vdoLogicalSize 500G
xfs_growfs /dev/mapper/FileSystem
Then go to Initial configuration to add virtualization hosts.
Note: Importing the image will install both the server and node. If You need only the Storware Backup & Recovery node, then You have to stop and disable Storware Backup & Recovery server service.
systemctl stop vprotect-server
systemctl disable vprotect-server
You can register nodes installed manually (RPM/Ansible) to the Storware Backup & Recovery server installed from OVA.



user name: root
password: vPr0tect


URL: https://IP_address:8181
user name: admin
password: vPr0tect


user name: root
password: vPr0tect