Importing Virtual Analyzer Images

Virtual Analyzer supports OVA files between 1GB and 20GB in size.

Note:

Virtual Analyzer stops analysis and keeps all samples in the queue whenever an image is added or deleted, or when instances are modified.

If Deep Discovery Email Inspector is registered to Deep Discovery Director, you can also import an image to Deep Discovery Email Inspector through image deployment from Deep Discovery Director.

  1. Go to Administration > Scanning / Analysis > Virtual Analyzer > Overview > Images.
  2. Click Import.

    The Import Image screen appears.

  3. Specify a name in the Image field.
  4. Specify the number of instances for this image.
  5. Select an image source and configure the applicable settings.

Importing an Image from a Local or Network Folder

The following procedure explains how to import an image into Virtual Analyzer from a local or network folder. Before importing an image, verify that your computer has established a connection to Deep Discovery Email Inspector. From the Images screen, check the connection status under Step 1 on the management console.

  1. Select Local or network folder.
  2. Specify an image name with a maximum of 260 characters/bytes.
  3. Click Connect.
  4. Once connected, import the image using the Virtual Analyzer Image Import Tool.
    1. Click Download Image Import Tool.
    2. Open the file VirtualAnalyzerImageImportTool.exe.
    3. Specify the Deep Discovery Email Inspector management IP address.
      Note:

      For information about configuring the Deep Discovery Email Inspector management IP address, see Configuring Network Settings.

    4. Click Browse and select the image file.
    5. Click Import.

      The import process will stop if:

      • The connection to the device was interrupted

      • Memory allocation was unsuccessful

      • Windows socket initialization was unsuccessful

      • The image file is corrupt

  5. Wait for import to complete.
    Note:

    Virtual Analyzer deploys the imported image to sandbox instances immediately after the image uploads.

Importing an Image from an HTTP or FTP Server

The following procedure explains how to import an image into Virtual Analyzer from an HTTP or FTP server. For information about adding images, see Importing Virtual Analyzer Images.

  1. Select HTTP or FTP server.
  2. Specify the HTTP or FTP URL settings.

    Option

    Description

    URL

    Specify the HTTP or FTP URL.

    Example: ftp://custom_ftp:1080/tmp/test.ova

    User name

    Optional: Specify the user name if authentication is required.

    Password

    Optional: Specify the password if authentication is required.

    Anonymous Login

    Optional: Select to disable the user name and password, and authenticate anonymously.

  3. Click Import.
  4. Wait for deployment to complete.
    Note:

    Virtual Analyzer deploys instances immediately.