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May I use Oracle VM Template for EBS on existing VM enviroment

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Hello,

I need help on whether I can use Oracle VM Template for E-business suite, to quickly install EBS on the VM environment I got from our VM system administrator. I am in a big company and I don't have standalone server for my use. So I have applied a linux VM environment. The linux OS has already been ready in that VM. The next thing I want to do is to install EBS R12.1.3 on it for using. As you know, if there is a way for us to use Oracle VM Template for E-business suite, that will be a rapid way. But my colleagues told me, on such a VM which has already been installed OS, I cannot use Oracle VM template for EBS to install EBS. I can only download the standard installation files and setup EBS step by step.
Could anyone told me whether I can use Oracle VM Template for E-business suite on such VM environment I got?
Appreciate for your help!

Best Regards,
Jim Yang
  • 1. Re: May I use Oracle VM Template for EBS on existing VM enviroment
    Srini Chavali-Oracle Oracle ACE Director
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    There are pre-built 12.1.3 VMs available that you can install directly.

    http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/server-storage/vm/ebs-093153.html
    https://blogs.oracle.com/stevenChan/entry/ebs1213_oraclevm

    These require the use of Oracle VM software - the instructions are very detailed.

    HTH
    Srini
  • 2. Re: May I use Oracle VM Template for EBS on existing VM enviroment
    Hussein Sawwan-Oracle Employee ACE
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    I need help on whether I can use Oracle VM Template for E-business suite, to quickly install EBS on the VM environment I got from our VM system administrator. I am in a big company and I don't have standalone server for my use. So I have applied a linux VM environment. The linux OS has already been ready in that VM. The next thing I want to do is to install EBS R12.1.3 on it for using. As you know, if there is a way for us to use Oracle VM Template for E-business suite, that will be a rapid way. But my colleagues told me, on such a VM which has already been installed OS, I cannot use Oracle VM template for EBS to install EBS. I can only download the standard installation files and setup EBS step by step.
    Correct. And, you will have install 12.1.1 then upgrade to 12.1.3

    Oracle E-Business Suite Installation Guide Using Rapid Install
    http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E18727_01/doc.121/e12842/toc.htm

    Oracle E-Business Suite Installation and Upgrade Notes Release 12 (12.1.1) for Linux x86 [ID 761564.1]
    Oracle E-Business Suite Installation and Upgrade Notes Release 12 (12.1.1) for Linux x86-64 [ID 761566.1]

    Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1.3 Now Available
    https://blogs.oracle.com/stevenChan/entry/ebs_1213_available
    Could anyone told me whether I can use Oracle VM Template for E-business suite on such VM environment I got?
    Appreciate for your help!
    If you want to use Oracle VM template for EBS, then you have to lose your host OS

    Oracle E-Business Suite VM Template
    http://bit.ly/Z2STo4

    Oracle VM Templates Available for E-Business Suite 12.1.3
    https://blogs.oracle.com/stevenChan/entry/oracle_vm_templates_available_for

    Thanks,
    Hussein
  • 3. Re: May I use Oracle VM Template for EBS on existing VM enviroment
    rrademak Explorer
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    Hi Jim Yang,

    Using a template would be better as a fresh install of linux in most of the install is HVM. A Template is PVM which should perform better.
    See also:

    Oracle VM: Comparison of Guest Virtualisation Modes; HVM, PVM and PVHVM (Doc ID 757719.1)

    At the end it is up to you to use a PVM or HVM Client.

    Regards,
    Ronald

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