Quick Start Guide for Hyper-V Sensor

Pre-installation Checklist

  • Microsoft Hyper-V Manager or Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2.
  • 4 cores and 12 GB of memory dedicated to the Hyper-V.
  • 150 GB of disk space.
  • Set a static IP address of the network interface used for Management, Log Collection, and Network Scanning.
  • Internet connectivity.
  • Network topology information available to run asset discovery.
  • Port mirroring setup for network monitoring.
  • Have administrative credentials for authenticated asset scans.
  • Have administrative credentials for your devices (Log forwarding).
  • (Optional) Access to a span port to monitor network traffic for IDS.

Hyper-V Sensor Deployment

See Hyper-V Sensor Deployment for the detailed information about how to deploy a Hyper-V Sensor. The main steps are outlined below:

1 Install Sensor

See Create the Hyper-V Virtual Machine for more information.

2 Connect Sensor to USM Anywhere

After deploying the sensor, you must connect it to through registration and configure the initial login credentials.

See Connect the Hyper-V Sensor to USM Anywhere for more information.

3 Launch the Setup Wizard

See Complete the Hyper-V Sensor Setup for more information.

4 Start using USM Anywhere

See USM Anywhere User Guide for more information.