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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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User and Group management

Here we will explore how to manage users and groups and will divide the section into the following two parts:

  • Managing Users

  • Managing Groups


    This function is only available to administrators, so use this role prudently. During the installation of the Oracle VM Manager, a default admin account is created. And with this admin's account we can go about managing the users and groups.

Managing Users

Here it is possible to create new users, delete older or unwanted ones, assign different roles to those users, reset user password, and so on. Let's break it up into a few topics and have a look at it.

  • Creating a User

  • Viewing or editing details

  • Changing a role

  • Deleting a User

Creating a User

To create a User, perform the following:

  1. 1. On the Administrator's page click User tab and then click on the Create button:

  2. 2. Enter the necessary information such as:

    • Username (avoid using user, manager, and administrator as username)

    • Password

    • Retype Password

    • First Name

    • Last Name

    • Valid...