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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

Connecting remotely to a VM Console

You need to access your VM to set all the parameters as required, such as changing the Network Interface Card (NIC) or Internet Protocol (IP) address and configuring your VM to your choice. This you do by enabling the console and installing the plugin to the Oracle VM Manager. After you have installed the VM plugin, you can go ahead and log into the VM.

Let's start with installing the Console plugin.

Installing the Console plugin

The plugins you need could vary depending upon the browser you may be using and the OS you are using to access the Oracle VM Manager. In our case, I have a MacBook and will simply use the Oracle VM Manager VM which is an Oracle Enterprise Linux 5 U2 with a Mozilla browser, so that shouldn't be much of a problem for us to carry out the following tasks:

  1. 1. Download the Console plugin from the following link and install it on the computer, accessing the Oracle VM:

  2. 2. The files on the boss...