MapR 5.0 Documentation : Installing the MapR Sandbox with Drill on VMware Player/VMware Fusion

Complete the following steps to install the MapR Sandbox with Drill on VMware Player or VMware Fusion:

  1. Download the MapR Sandbox with Drill file to a directory on your machine:

  2. Open the virtual machine player, and select the Open a Virtual Machine option.

    Tip for VMware Fusion

    If you are running VMware Fusion, select Import.

  3. Navigate to the directory where you downloaded the MapR Sandbox with Drill file, and select MapR-Sandbox-For-Apache-Drill-<version>-<version>-vmware.ova.
    The Import Virtual Machine dialog appears.

  4. Click Import. The virtual machine player imports the sandbox. 

  5. Select MapR-Sandbox-For-Apache-Drill-<version>_VM, and click Play virtual machine. It takes a few minutes for the MapR services to start. After the MapR services start and installation completes, a screen that displays the following message appears:

    MapR-Sandbox-For-Apache-Drill-<version> installation finished successfully. 
    Please go to to begin your experience. 
    Open a browser on your host machine and enter the URL in the browser's address field. 
    You can access the host via SSH by ssh mapr@localhost -p 2222
    Log in to this virtual machine: Linux/Windows <Alt+F2>, Mac OS X <Options+F5>

    Note: The URL provided corresponds to the Web UI in Drill.

  6. Verify that a DNS entry was created on the host machine for the virtual machine. If not, create the entry.
    - For Linux and Mac, create the entry in /etc/hosts
    - For Windows, create the entry in the %WINDIR%\system32\drivers\etc\hosts file. 
    Example: <vm_hostname>

  7. Navigate to http://localhost:8047 to experience the Drill Web UI, or log into the sandbox through the command line. Login using ssh as described in Getting to Know the Drill Sandbox. When prompted, enter mapr as the login name and password. Alternatively, access the command line on the VM: Press Alt+F2 on Windows or Option+F5 on Mac.

After downloading and installing the sandbox, continue with the tutorial by Getting to Know the Drill Setup.