A VM (Virtual Machine) is a guest operating system or a guest appliance that contains an operating system, be it Linux or Windows. A VM can also come pre-packaged with applications which we normally call a Virtual Appliance. These appliances run on an array of Oracle VM Servers fully packaged with the applications.
Oracle VM Manager installed and running.
Server Pool must be present.
Minimum of one VM Server must be running.
ISO files or Template images must be available for either creating VMs from scratch OR provisioning the VMs from those provided templates. We have downloaded a full Oracle VM Appliance package, which is packaged with Oracle 11g Version 1 Database Server and one template with Oracle EL 5.
Now, let's get started with the overview of what Virtual Machines are and also note that as a mere user one can only manage VMs created by him or her. If we want to manage VMs Server...