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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 from hard disk

Carry out the following steps to install from a hard disk:

  1. 1. Start the server and wait for the screen. Upon prompt type the following command:

    # linux askmethod
  2. 2. We can choose the keyboard type of our choice. In this case we choose the us option and click OK.

  3. 3. Select Hard drive in the screen that follows:

  4. 4. Then we can go ahead and start selecting the partitions that we need to get our Oracle VM Server image from.

    For instance:

  5. 5. And then go ahead and enter the Directory Holding Images with the location to the Oracle VM Server ISO. For instance /rep/img/ will be a typical example of Oracle VM ISOs in a sub-directory.