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Deploy your first sensor in VMware.

What is a sensor, and why do I need to deploy one?

USM Sensors

USM Anywhere relies on sensors deployed in your environment to collect data. The sensor sends collected data over an encrypted connection to USM Anywhere in the cloud where it is aggregated, analyzed, correlated and archived. Tell me more ›


Download the VMware OVF package (1.4 GB)


In your VMware vSphere client, deploy the downloaded OVF file: USM_sensor-node.ovf

What are the system and account privileges required for deployment?

How do I deploy an OVF file in VMware?

If you don't have access to the Hyper-V environment, share our deployment instructions with the appropriate person.


Establish a secure connection between your sensor and USM Anywhere


Click on the URL provided at the end of the sensor deployment. Show me how ›

3.2 Enter the activation code:  

Congratulations, you deployed your first sensor!

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