To evaluate SPS as a virtual appliance, you can download and install the latest SPS ISO file into a virtual machine. The following virtual environments are supported for evaluation: Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware, and vSphere (VMware ESX). SPS may work in other virtual environments like VirtualBox or KVM as well, although these are officially not supported. You can obtain an evaluation license and the ISO file using your support portal account.
Before you start evaluating SPS, make sure you understand what SPS is and how it works. This information can greatly help you get SPS operational. Read the following:
Visit the Download Trials page, and navigate to One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Sessions > Download Free trial.
Complete the registration form, and click Download Trial.
You will receive the details on how to access your license key and the download the ISO files in email.
See the following procedures to install SPS in a virtual machine.
Download the vSphere application.
Visit the vSphere webpage, and download latest version of the application for your operating system.
Install the vSphere application.
Follow the instructions provided in the vSphere product documentation to install the application.
Install SPS. Follow the instructions provided in "One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Sessions VMware Installation Guide" in the Installation Guide.
Configure a simple scenario and evaluate SPS. For details, see Creating a simple scenario.