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Installation Guide for Oracle VM Software
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 CD or DVD media set (internal or external CD or DVD)
Oracle VM ISO software image (network repository)
Note - The Oracle VM ISO image can be used for remote installation or for creating an installation CD or DVD.
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 1, Getting Started .
Gather the Oracle VM documentation. This documentation should be used in conjunction with the installation procedures presented in this chapter.
The Oracle VM documentation is available at: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/documentation/vm-096300.html
For additional information about how to set up the installation media, see Appendix A, Supported Installation Methods.
Note - The following steps use Oracle ILOM 3.1 command syntax. If you are using Oracle ILOM 3.0, refer to the Oracle ILOM 3.0 Documentation Collection at http://www.oracle.com/pls/topic/lookup?ctx=ilom30.
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.
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.