What is MicroVRT and how we can install it

What is Micro VRT?
When to Use MicroVRT?
How to Use Micro VRT?


MicroVRT is a simplfied installation method of VRT. This gives user a quick and consistent way of installing VRT on their Machine.

Features of MicroVRT

  • Supported on Ubuntu/ Centos/ Redhat/ Amazon Linux 2
  • One script installation
  • On-cloud and On-premise

Installation Steps:

  1. Create Swapfile
  2. Download MicroVRT
  3. Copy paste following code and follow the instruction

#For Creating Swapfile

sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/swapfile bs=128M count=8*(RAMSIZE_GB)

sudo chmod 600 /swapfile

sudo mkswap /swapfile

sudo swapon /swapfile

sudo swapon -s

sudo vi /etc/fstab

# append following line in file as a last line

/swapfile swap swap defaults 0 0

#For Amazon Linux 2 (libcrypto is required)

sudo yum install libxcrypt-compat git

curl -SL http://ec2-65-1-98-7.ap-south-1.compute.amazonaws.com/downloads/vrt/amazon/micro-vrt --output micro-vrt

mv micro-vrt /usr/local/bin/micro-vrt

chmod +x /usr/local/bin/micro-vrt

mkdir setup

cd setup


That’s it. Follow the simple instructions and you are good to go.


MicroVRT url for ubuntu:- http://ec2-65-1-98-7.ap-south-1.compute.amazonaws.com/downloads/vrt/ubuntu/micro-vrt