VMware Workstation Player is a product that will allow you to install VoIP Detective on your existing Windows or Linux PC. With Workstation Player, you can try out VoIP Detective without having to secure a server and install VMware's ESXi.
Downloading a copy of VoIP Detective:
VoIP Detective is prebuilt linux based appliance that is available as an OVA file. To install VoIP Detective, you'll want to follow this process:
- Request a free license key from this page if you haven't already. If you would like to run multiple instances of VoIP Detective for multiple CUCM clusters, please request a new key for each installation.
- Download the VoIP Detective OVA file from the same page
- Unzip the install file you downloaded from VoIP Detective, and note the location.
Installing VMware Workstation Player:
- The first step is to download VMware Workstation Player on the machine you'd like to install it on.
- Once you've downloaded and installed Workstation Player, please launch it and click on "Open a Virtual Machine"
- Select the VoIP_Detective.ova file and hit open
- Select the Name and Storage path you'd prefer to use
- The virtual machine will begin importing
- Once complete, press "Play virtual machine"
- Allow the virtual machine to boot normally. If prompted to upgrade VMware tools, you can proceed, or cancel.
- The appliance will boot to a command prompt
- Login using the username cliadmin and the password voip. You'll be presented with the CLI menu
- From the CLI menu, you can choose "1. show current network settings" if you'd like to continue using DHCP, or if you'd like to set your own IP address, press 2 (see this article for more information). In this example we'll use DHCP.
- Press 1 to show the current network settings, including the DHCP address
- You can see that the IP address of the ens192 interface is 192.168.99.143. We take that address and put it into our computer browser
- From here, follow the on screen prompts to complete your setup.
If you have any questions, please click on the "New Support Ticket" button above.