Quick Start Guide - Oracle

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An Oracle White Paper October 2011

Oracle VM 3: Quick Start Guide

White Paper – Oracle VM Quick Start Guide

Introduction ..............................................................................................1 Prepare for Implementation ......................................................................2 Important Note to Oracle VM 2.x Users ................................................2 Important Note for All Readers .............................................................2 What You Need to Get Started .............................................................2 Prepare Hardware ................................................................................3 Prepare Network Infrastructure .............................................................4 Prepare Centralized External Storage ..................................................5 Download Oracle VM Software .............................................................5 Download Oracle VM Template ............................................................6 Next Steps ............................................................................................7 Build Oracle VM Platform .........................................................................8 Install Oracle VM Server on Physical Servers .......................................8 Install Oracle Linux on Management Server .........................................8 Install Oracle VM Manager on Management Server .............................9 Log Into Oracle VM Manager ..............................................................12 Next Steps ..........................................................................................12 Create Oracle VM Server Pool ...............................................................13 Quick Tour of the User Interface .........................................................13 Discover Oracle VM Servers as Resource ..........................................15 Edit Existing Network ..........................................................................18 Create Additional Network as Resource .............................................21 Create Virtual MAC Addresses as Resource ......................................25 Register Storage as Resource ............................................................27 Create Server Pool .............................................................................32 Create Storage Repository .................................................................36 Next Steps ..........................................................................................39 Create Oracle VM Guest ........................................................................40 Import Oracle VM Guest Template .....................................................40 Clone Oracle VM Guest Template ......................................................42

White Paper – Oracle VM Quick Start Guide

Edit Oracle VM Guest Configuration ...................................................45 Start Oracle VM Guest........................................................................46 Migrate Oracle VM Guest ...................................................................48 Conclusion .............................................................................................49 Appendix A: Register Storage, Option 2 using iSCSI ..............................50 Critical Notes About the Process ........................................................50 Registering iSCSI Disks in Oracle VM Manager .................................51 Appendix B: Register Storage, Option 3 using FCP ................................58 Critical Notes About the Process ........................................................58 Registering Fibre Channel Disks in Oracle VM Manager ....................59 Appendix C: Create a Server Pool Using Local Disk Only ......................63 Critical Notes About the Process ........................................................63 Create the Server