This installation section includes details on the scope of delivery and the Hardware Appliance device and provides step-by-step instructions for installing the Hardware Appliance:

Hardware Appliance Unboxing
For details on the scope of delivery and the device, as well as important notes on taking the Hardware Appliance into operation and powering it up, see Hardware Appliance Overview.

Initial Set-up
During the initial set-up process, the Hardware Appliance is transferred from its delivery state to a production setup. For more information and instructions on configuration steps involved, see Initial Set-up

Restore from Backup
For instructions and prerequisites for restoring a standalone system from backup, see Restore System from Backup.

Connect to Cluster
For information on adding a fresh and unprovisioned Hardware Appliance to an existing cluster, or adding it to another standalone Hardware Appliance to start a cluster, see Connect to Cluster

Using External CA for Installation
You can install two different Hardware Appliances with the same Management CA certificate. For this process, the certificate is installed on a smart card. For more information, see Using External CA for Installation