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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

Final checks before installing Oracle VM Manager

We need to carry out some final checks before the installation process.

Port test

Make sure that ports 8888 and 8899 are free. If, upon entering the following commands, we don't get any response, then it means that these ports are available.

# netstat -na |grep 8888
# netstat -na |grep 8899

If we do get responses, then we must release these ports and allow them through the firewall by entering the following:

# /usr/bin/system-config-securitylevel

Select Enabled for Security Level and choose customize. In Others add the two ports 8888 and 8899 respectively as follows:


Libaio check

The libaio differs for numerous versions. For our chosen OS we should get the following results:

# /bin/rpm -q libaio.i386

If we don't get the desired result, it's time to install that specific version of the libaio. We can get it from sites such as rpmfind, and others. Enter the following to install the required libaio version.

# rpm...