Virtual Appliance

Download Virtual Appliance images from Storware repository.

Prerequisites (Storware Backup & Recovery image)

Minimum requirements: 8 vCPU core and 10 GB RAM

Recommended requirements: 8 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

user name: admin

password: vPr0tect


user name: root

password: vPr0tect

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