This guide describes how to set up, administer and manage the Exalogic Elastic Cloud virtualized environment.
This preface contains the following sections:
This guide is intended for Oracle Exalogic customers who are interested in Exalogic machine and cloud administration.
It is assumed that the readers of this manual have knowledge of the following:
System administration concepts
Hardware and networking concepts
API, web services, and programming concepts
Updated step 4 in "Task 3 (optional): Place the OVS Node in Maintenance Mode."
Update the note in "Creating Server Templates from vServers."
Updated the note in Section 4.2, "State of the Exalogic Machine After Running the ECU."
Updated step 7 in Section 10.1.5.2, "Configuring the CPU Subscription Ratio and CPU Consumption Limit" to retain the CPU Cap default value of 100% and added a note that the CPU Cap feature is deprecated.
Updated "Scenario 4: Decreasing the Number of vCPUs in a Running, Oversubscribed VDC" for the CPU Cap feature.
Updated Table 5-1, "Exalogic Networks" with the default partition keys for X4-2 racks.
Updated Appendix E, "Customizing Guest vServer Images" to make it clear that
modifyjeos does not work for LVM-based templates.
Updated Section 11.2.1, "Configuring a User and Connection for OVAB Deployer on Exalogic" with a note about enabling multiple cloud users to access the OVAB Deployer.
nfs-utils* to the
yum exclusion list in Appendix E, "Customizing Guest vServer Images."
Rebranded the guide for X4-2.
Updated Chapter 4, "Configuring the Exalogic Machine and Setting Up the Exalogic vDC" with a pointer to the MOS document that contains the version numbers of the firmware and software included in the Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software.
Updated Table 5-3 for network membership of the Exalogic Control VMs in EECS 2.0.6.
Updated the procedure in Section 9.1.4, "Creating External EoIB Networks."
Updated Figure 9-4 in Section 9.2.2, "Examining Cloud User's Account Information" to reflect the latest Exalogic Control UI.
Updated Section 9.1.3, "Creating vServer Types" to include information about memory limits for vServer types.
Updated Section 9.2.8, "Creating vServers" with information about associating vServers with two or more EoIB networks.
Updated Section 9.2.8, "Creating vServers" with information about ensuring that both the gateway switches are running before creating vServers.
Updated Appendix E, "Customizing Guest vServer Images" to add
initscripts* to the yum exclude list.
Updated Appendix G, "Creating Server Templates from vServers" to reflect the Oracle VM Manager UI changes in the Oracle VM 3.2.1 release.
Standardized the usage of the
Exalogic Systems Admin and
Cloud Admin role names throughout the document.
Updated the figure in Section 9.2.2, "Examining Cloud User's Account Information."
Added a note regarding vServer names to Section 9.2.8, "Creating vServers."
Updated the procedure in Section 9.2.15, "Detaching Volumes from a vServer."
Added a cautionary note against the use of Oracle VM Manager in Section 9.2.8, "Creating vServers" and Appendix G, "Creating Server Templates from vServers."
Updated Section 126.96.36.199, "How High Availability Works for Guest vServers" to clarify the conditions when failed vServers are restarted on a different compute node.
Updated Section 9.2.8, "Creating vServers" with information about the following:
Enabling and disabling high availability for vServers
Enabling vServers to access shares on the ZFS storage appliance
Associating vServers with networks
Assigning a static IP address
Updated the procedure to mount and unmount
System.img in Appendix E, "Customizing Guest vServer Images"
Updated screenshots of Exalogic Control to reflect the changes in the UI since the previous release of this document.
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