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This chapter summarizes the necessary steps for installing Oracle VM.
This chapter includes the following topics:
The procedures in this section summarize the steps for installing the Oracle VM software. The procedures assume that you are booting the Oracle VM installation software from one of the following sources:
Oracle VM 2.2.1 CD or DVD media set (internal or external CD or DVD)
Oracle VM 2.2.1 ISO software image (network repository)
Refer to the following procedures to install the Oracle VM software:
Prior to performing the installation, the following requirements must be met:
All applicable installation considerations for installing the Oracle VM Server and Manager should have been met. For details, see Chapter 6, Getting Started With Virtual Machine Software Installations.
Gather the Oracle VM documentation. This documentation should be used in conjunction with the installation procedure presented in this chapter.
The Oracle VM documentation is available for download at:
For additional information about how to set up the installation media, see Appendix A, Supported Installation Methods.
Note - The next events occur very quickly; therefore, focused attention is needed for the following steps. Watch carefully for these messages as they appear on the screen for a brief time. You might want to enlarge the size of your screen to eliminate scroll bars.
The Please Select Boot Device menu appears.
The device strings listed in the Boot Device menu are in the following format: device type, slot indicator, and product ID string.
After a few seconds, the splash screen for the Oracle VM Manager installation program appears.
At this time the Oracle VM installation program installs the Oracle VM Server and the Oracle VM Agent.
Note - The Oracle VM installation will require two passwords: one for the root VM Server account and one for the VM Agent. When necessary, refer to the Oracle VM Server Installation Guide at: http://download.oracle.com/docs/cd/E15458_01/index.htm
If you do not have an Oracle VM Manager configured to manage the Oracle VM Server, you will need to install the Oracle VM Manager.
To install Oracle VM Manager, see Install Oracle VM Manager .
If you do have an Oracle VM Manager configured to manage the Oracle VM Server, proceed to Oracle VM Post Installation Tasks.
# sh runInstaller.sh
You will be required to log in to the management interface using the Oracle VM Agent password.
When necessary, refer to the Oracle VM Server Installation Guide for further details about how to complete the Oracle VM Manager installation.
You will need to enter the password that was created during the installation of the Oracle VM Manager.
The Oracle VM installation media might not contain the most up-to-date versions of the software. If necessary, update the Oracle VM software with the latest updates. For download instructions, see this web site:
To learn how to configure, access, and manage Oracle VM resources, refer to the Oracle VM Documentation Library at: