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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

Chapter 6. Managing Virtual Machines with Oracle VM Manager: Part 2

Let's pick up from the trails of the last chapter—where we focused on several VM management tasks such as VM suspend and pause and play, we also saw how convenient it is to manage the VMs and their lifecycle management within an elastic data center with Oracle VM as its core.

This chapter will be a continuation of the management of VMs as we scale out our data center and make slices of virtual data centers from it. We will explore the compute substrate of the Oracle VM infrastructure and also use the web-based portal to change the configurations on the fly.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Installing VNC and connecting remotely

  • Editing VM settings such as Network, Storage, CPU and more

  • VM storage: Using shared and non-shared disks

  • A few more VM management actions—such as copying, deploying, live migration, and so on

Connecting remotely to a VM Console

You need to access your VM to set all...