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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
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Upgrading Oracle VM Server

Upgrading Oracle VM is also a pretty straight forward process. Just insert the CD ROM and if you already have a previous installation, you will be confronted with the following screen, System to Upgrade.

  1. 1. Select Oracle VM server 2.1 (hda2) on the hard disk and click OK.

  2. 2. Next we will get the Update Boot Loader Configuration screen. Here we select the Update boot loader configuration or the other options as per your requirements and click OK:

  3. 3. If we happen to create a new boot loader then the following screen will appear. We select Use GRUB Boot Loader and click OK:

  4. 4. Then we are presented with the GRUB configuration screen. If we wish to pass any extra booting options to the kernel then type them here, otherwise select OK to go to the next screen:

  5. 5. For extra security it is prudent to have a strong Boot Loader Password:

  6. 6. And we are finally presented with the following screen. Click OK to start the upgrade:

  7. 7. After completion of the upgrade remove...