2. Preparing to install the PxM Platform

This chapter provides an overview of the prerequisites and introduces the components that make up the PxM Platform.

2.1. Prerequisites

To deploy the Osirium PxM Virtual Appliance you will need access to the Microsoft Azure web portal.

2.2. Microsoft Azure offerings

For information on the Osirium PxM Platform plans and pricing, see the Microsoft Azure Marketplace website.

2.3. PxM Platform components

The PxM Platform consists of the following components:

PxM Components

Component Description
PxM Virtual Appliance Main component which drives the PxM Platform. It incorporates the virtual appliance, database, and Web Management Interface.
PxM Client

Allows SuperAdmins to access the Web Management Interface to manage PxM Platform and users to single sign onto devices and run device tasks.

Note

This is included in the PxM Virtual Appliance.

PxM MAP Server

Enables remote applications to be launched from the PxM Client.

The PxM MAP Server software is installed on a Microsoft Windows Server.