Introduction

This module will guide you through the configuration and deployment of the Unified Access Gateway Appliance using the PowerShell script and how to setup a Reverse Proxy to access internal web sites through the Unified Access Gateway Administration Console.

The Unified Access Gateway Appliance will be deployed with two NICs.  One NIC will be facing the internet and the second NIC will be dedicated to the Management and Backend networks.

This manual covers Unified Access Gateway 3.3 deployment in vSphere 6.5 U1.

1. Prerequisites

All of the following pre-requisites are already installed for this Module, the following information is just for your reference.

To deploy Unified Access Gateway using PowerShell script, you must use specific versions of VMware products.

  • vSphere ESX host and vCenter Appliance.
  • PowerShell script runs on Windows 8.1 or later machines or Windows Server 2008 R2 or later.
  • The Windows machine running the script must have VMware OVF Tool command installed.
  • You must install OVF Tool 4.3 or later from https://www.vmware.com/support/developer/ovf/
  • Download a version of Unified Access Gateway virtual appliance image from VMWare. This is an OVA file e.g. .euc-access-point-3.3.X.X-XXXXXXXXXXX.ova. Refer to VMware Product Interoperability Matrixes to determine the version to download.
  • Download the correct UAG PowerShell script, it's name uagdeploy-VERSION.ZIP file and extract the files into a folder on your Windows machine. The scripts are host here https://my.vmware.com
  • You must select the vSphere data store and the network to use.

Starting with version 3.3, you can deploy Unified Access Gateway without specifying the netmask and default gateway settings in Network Protocol Profiles(NPP). You can specify this networking information directly during deployment of your Unified Access Gateway instance.

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