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Oracle VM Manager 2.1.2

By : Tarry Singh
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Oracle VM Manager 2.1.2

By: Tarry Singh

Overview of this book

Virtualization is taking the technology world by storm and dramatically helping organizations save money. Oracle VM is free and forked from the open source Xen hypervisor, which brings down your upfront costs for an agile data center. The robust capabilities and easy-to-use web interface of Oracle VM Manager helps administrators manage their Internal Data Center from anywhere in the world, helping us come closer to ubiquitous computing. This practical book will give you hands-on experience on how to manage your Virtual Machines using Oracle VM Manager. Equipped with step-by-step installation and management information you will not only learn to manage your Virtual Data Center but also will include this guide among the books you consider most essential. This book will take you into the various methods of importing Virtual Machines. You will learn to import VMs through HTTP/FTP, Repository servers, and even import other VM formats such as VMware VMs. You will also learn about the Xen utilities such as xm, xentop, and virsh. You will learn to manage your VMs through the simple and intuitive web interface of Oracle VM Manager. No matter how compact it may seem, this book covers all the essentials while keeping your learning experience to the point. The book has been deliberately written in a conversational manner so that you feel at home while learning Oracle VM Manager.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Oracle VM Manager 2.1.2
About the Author
About the Reviewer

Installing Oracle EL 5 Update 2

Now that we have downloaded the DVD, it's time to install it.

  1. 1. The following screenshot shows the first installation screen:

  2. 2. Point to the DVD ISO image to start the installation as shown in the following screenshot:

  3. 3. Choose the platform and version.

  4. 4. Choose Custom Installation and edit the settings to match the hardware requirements:

  5. 5. For instance, we shall choose 20 GB for the hard disk here:

  6. 6. Now let's start the machine and ensure that the ISO image is selected and the station is connected:

  7. 7. We'll get the following Oracle splash screen. Just press Enter:

  8. 8. We can choose to test the DVD ISO, but let's choose to skip it:

  9. 9. When the installation screen appears, choose Next:

  10. 10. Choose English on both occasions unless of course some other language is preferred:

  11. 11. We need to change the IP address to static, and make sure that it is on the same LAN segment as our Oracle VM Servers:

  12. 12. Now, we need to adjust our regional settings:

  13. 13. Choose...