The TrilioVault Appliance is delivered as qcow2 image and runs as VM on top of a KVM Hypervisor.
The creation of the TrilioVault VM works like for any other Virtual Machine inside RHV.
To create a new Virtual Machine, go to Compute ➡ Virtual Machines.
The button "New" opens the window to define the VM.
The following instructions show the tested configuration for the TrilioVault Appliance.
After configuration, use the OK button to create the TrilioVault Appliance.
Fill out the following details as necessary on the General tab:
Cluster - Choose the RHV Cluster to host the TrilioVault VM
Template - Blank
Operating System - The TrilioVault VM runs CentOS 7. Red Hat Enterprise 7.x x64 is a valid option.
Instance Type - Custom
Optimized for - Server
Name - Provide a RHV internal name for the TrilioVault VM
Description - Provide a RHV internal description for the TrilioVault VM (optional)
Comment - Provide a RHV internal comment for the TrilioVault VM (Optional)
Activate Delete Protection
NICs - Choose the network the TrilioVault VM connects with. The plus and minus symbols add/delete NICs as necessary.
Before moving to the next tab, attach the TrilioVault qcow2 image to the VM definition.
Click Attach under Instance Images.
Choose the TrilioVault qcow2 image
Check the box for OS
Under the System tab set the following:
Memory size - 24576 MB / 24 GB
Maximum memory - 24576 MB / 24 GB (RHV automatically first sets four times the Memory size)
Physical Memory Guaranteed - 24576 MB / 24 GB (RHV automatically first sets the same value as Memory size)
Total virtual CPUs - 4
Nothing to set at the Advanced Parameters
Leave Hardware Clock Timer Offset at 0
Leave custom serial policy unchecked
Under the Initial Run tab set the following:
Check "Use Cloud-Init/Sysprep"
(Optional) Set VM Hostname
(Optional) Check and set "Configure Time Zone"
Set User Name to
Set Password or SSH authentication
Set "Cloud-Init Network Protocol" to "Openstack Metadata"
(optional) Set DNS Servers and DNS Search Domains
Check In-guest Network Interface Name against interfaces
eth0 for the first interface
eth1 for the second interface
eth2, eth3, etc for further interfaces
Set IPv4 configuration as necessary
There are no TrilioVault specific configurations necessary in any further tab.
After the creation of TrilioVault Appliance, the VM will automatically be put in a
Go to the overview of VMs in the RHV Manager (Compute ➡ Virtual Machines), identify the TrilioVault Appliance VM in the list, mark it, and click the Run button to start it.
TrilioVault is providing a limited-service account for the TrilioVault Appliance. It is no longer necessary to have root access.
The default credentials of this account are:
Username: rhv_nw Password: OphaeHaet0
The rhv_nw account has permission to change the network interface files.
The network interface files are located under:
Use the vi editor to configure the network interface. TrilioVault's default interface is eth0, which is using the following file for its configuration:
Edit this file according to the attached network. A typical interface configuration looks as follows