VSphere Deployment options

In this Deployment option, MobiledgeX software runs on VMware Esxi servers managed by Operator VMware VCenter. MobiledgeX is provided with access to the Operator VCenter APIs. MobiledgeX deploys cloudlet and manages the resources via Operator Provided VCenter access.

vSphere Deployment checklist

Minimum Resource Requirements:
  • 32-64 vCPU - Mandatory

  • 128-256 GB RAM - Mandatory

  • 500GB-1TB HDD/Disk - Mandatory . It should be shared storage for DRS/HA

Preferred Resource Requirements:
  • 200 vCPU or more in Total

  • 500 GB RAM or more in Total

  • 2TB HDD/Disk or more in Total . It should be shared storage for DRS/HA.

  • PCI PassThrough GPU (eg: NVIDA T4) or vGPU enabled with corresponding licenses to use it.

VMware vSphere Requirements:
  • vSphere version 6.7 or above

  • Minimum 3 vSphere hosts.

  • vCenter Server administrator access to vSphere hosts.

Networking Requirements
  • /28 External Public or External Wireless Network with a minimum of 8 ip’s.

Networks

  • External UE Wireless Network - Mandatory

  • External Internet Network - Optional needed only if UE Wireless Network can’t reach MobiledgeX Public end points.

  • Internal L2 only isolated Network - Mandatory

Image Requirements:
  • Operator can download MobiledgeX Platform base image needed to create cloudlet directly during cloudlet on-boarding with MobiledgeX provided Artifactory credentials on supported File formats like qcow2,vmdk etc

Flavor Requirements:

Cloudlet Management

  • vCPU : 8

  • RAM Size (MB) :

  • DISK (GB) :

Edge application workload

  • vCPU : 2,4,8 or 16

  • RAM Size (MB) : 2048,4096,8192 or 16384

  • DISK (GB) : 20,40,80 or 160

  • GPU : 1 - Optional

Firewall Requirements:

Refer to the Operators Security Responsibility section of the Security and Privacy Standards Policies document for information on firewall requirements.