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Oracle VM 3 with VM Manager

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Hello,

As virt-install is not available in Oracle VM 3.0, I would like to know if there is any another way to create VMs manually in Oracle VM 3.0 (we dont want to get Oracle VM Manager)

Thank you!!!
  • 1. Re: Oracle VM 3 with VM Manager
    budachst Pro
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    Well… no. Since OVM is based on OVM Manager and the ovs-agent, which is installed on the VM servers, you will need to install OVMM somewhere to make any good use of the VM servers. You could however use OVM Managers cli interface to manage and create VMs and avoid the WebUI, but you won't get around installing OVM Manager.
  • 2. Re: Oracle VM 3 with VM Manager
    user157995 Explorer
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    IMHO, if you want Oracle VM without Oracle VM Manager, you should investigate using Xen open source.
  • 3. Re: Oracle VM 3 with VM Manager
    J Peters Newbie
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    Trivial modification to configure the network bridge,

    Excerpt Re: OVM 3.0.3 import VirtualBox OVM Manager 3.0.3 OVA template

    "Start VM,

    [root@ovm303 ovm303-m]# xm create vm.cfg
    Using config file "./vm.cfg".
    Error: Device 0 (vif) could not be connected. Hotplug scripts not working.

    Current bridge,

    [root@ovm303 ~]# brctl show
    bridge name bridge id STP enabled interfaces

    Update "/etc/xen/xend-config.sxp" to enable "network-bridge",

    [root@ovm303 ovm303-m]# cp /etc/xen/xend-config.sxp /etc/xen/xend-config.sxp.orig

    [root@ovm303 ovm303-m]# diff /etc/xen/xend-config.sxp /etc/xen/xend-config.sxp.orig
    165,167d164
    < # Enable network-bridge, JAP 20120322
    < (network-script network-bridge)
    <

    [root@ovm303 ~]# service xend restart
    Restarting xend...
    xend daemon (pid 8848) is running...

    [root@ovm303 ~]# brctl show
    bridge name bridge id STP enabled interfaces
    bond0 8000.002128d5ce86 no pbond0"

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