Before You Install

HPE Network Virtualization can be used as a standalone testing tool, or integrated with other HPE testing tools.

  • If you are using Network Virtualization as a standalone testing tool, make sure your testing configuration meets the requirements. For details, see Setting up the Testing Environment.
  • If you are integrating Network Virtualization with one of the following HPE products, refer to their installation and configuration instructions. Due to integration requirements, it is possible that the Network Virtualization installation and configuration instructions are different from the instructions in the NV Installation guide.

The Network Virtualization installation package includes the following applications:

Application Description Details
NV Test Manager

The component is required.

NV Server

(optional)

This component is optional when using NV as a standalone testing tool.

NV Server is not used when integrating with other HPE testing tools.

NV Server
NV Location Editor

(optional)

This component is required only when integrating NV into HPE Service Virtualization.

NV Location Editor
NV Profile Manager

(optional)

This component is optional, and can be used in conjunction with the NV REST API.

This component may also be required for integrating NV into other HPE testing tools. Install this component if the integration instructions specifically require it.

NV Profile Manager
NV Analytics

(optional)

This component is generally no longer required. You can now generate improved NV Analytics reports directly from NV Test Manager.

NV Analytics - Standalone

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