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Part I Oracle VM Server for SPARC 2.1 Software

1.  Overview of the Oracle VM Server for SPARC Software

2.  Installing and Enabling Software

3.  Security

4.  Setting Up Services and the Control Domain

5.  Setting Up Guest Domains

6.  Setting Up I/O Domains

7.  Using Virtual Disks

8.  Using Virtual Networks

9.  Migrating Domains

10.  Managing Resources

11.  Managing Configurations

12.  Performing Other Administration Tasks

Part II Optional Oracle VM Server for SPARC Software

13.  Oracle VM Server for SPARC Physical-to-Virtual Conversion Tool

14.  Oracle VM Server for SPARC Configuration Assistant

15.  Using the Oracle VM Server for SPARC Management Information Base Software

16.  Logical Domains Manager Discovery

17.  Using the XML Interface With the Logical Domains Manager




The Oracle VM Server for SPARC 2.1 Administration Guide provides detailed information and procedures that describe the overview, security considerations, installation, configuration, modification, and execution of common tasks for the Oracle VM Server for SPARC 2.1 software on supported servers, blades, and server modules. See Supported Platforms in Oracle VM Server for SPARC 2.1 Release Notes.

This guide is intended for the system administrators on these servers who have a working knowledge of UNIX systems and the Oracle Solaris operating system (Oracle Solaris OS).

Related Documentation

The following table shows the documentation that is available for the Oracle VM Server for SPARC 2.1 release. These documents are available in HTML and PDF formats unless indicated.

Table P-1 Related Documentation

Part Number
Oracle VM Server for SPARC 2.1 Software



Oracle Solaris OS: Installation and Configuration

You can find documentation that relates to your server, software, or the Oracle Solaris OS at Use the Search box to find the documents and the information that you need.

Documentation and Support

See the following web sites for additional resources:

Oracle Software Resources

Oracle Technology Network offers a range of resources related to Oracle software:

Typographic Conventions

The following table describes the typographic conventions that are used in this book.

Table P-2 Typographic Conventions

The names of commands, files, and directories, and onscreen computer output
Edit your .login file.

Use ls -a to list all files.

machine_name% you have mail.

What you type, contrasted with onscreen computer output
machine_name% su


Placeholder: replace with a real name or value
The command to remove a file is rm filename.
Book titles, new terms, and terms to be emphasized
Read Chapter 6 in the User's Guide.

A cache is a copy that is stored locally.

Do not save the file.

Note: Some emphasized items appear bold online.

Shell Prompts in Command Examples

The following table shows the default UNIX system prompt and superuser prompt for shells that are included in the Oracle Solaris OS. Note that the default system prompt that is displayed in command examples varies, depending on the Oracle Solaris release.

Table P-3 Shell Prompts

Bash shell, Korn shell, and Bourne shell
Bash shell, Korn shell, and Bourne shell for superuser
C shell
C shell for superuser