Oracle® VM

Installation and Upgrade Guide for Release 3.1.1

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January 2013


Document generated on: 2013-01-15 (revision: 2407)

Table of Contents

1. Audience
2. Documentation Accessibility
3. Related Documents
4. Command Syntax
5. Conventions
1. Installation Overview
1.1. Installing Oracle VM
1.1.1. Installing Oracle VM Server
1.1.2. Installing Oracle VM Manager
1.2. Upgrading Oracle VM
2. Installing Oracle VM Server
2.1. Preinstallation Tasks and Requirements
2.1.1. Hardware Requirements
2.1.2. Software Requirements
2.1.3. Network Requirements
2.1.4. Oracle VM Server Memory Settings
2.1.5. Getting the Software
2.2. Installing Oracle VM Server From a CD
2.3. Changing the Dom0 Memory Size
3. Installing Oracle VM Manager
3.1. Installation Overview
3.2. Oracle VM Manager Components
3.3. Minimum Hardware and Software Requirements
3.3.1. Hardware Requirements
3.3.2. Software Requirements
3.4. Installing Oracle VM Manager
3.4.1. Mounting the Oracle VM Manager Installation Media
3.4.2. Running the Oracle VM Manager Installer
3.4.3. Configuring the NTP Service
3.4.4. Installing and Configuring a VNC Viewer
3.4.5. Installation Logs
3.4.6. Installation Directories
3.5. Logging in to Oracle VM Manager
3.6. Starting and Stopping Oracle VM Manager
3.7. Running Oracle VM Manager as a Virtual Machine
3.8. Adding a Trusted CA Certificate and Keystore for SSL Encryption
3.9. Enabling Remote Log Ins
3.10. Configuring UI Session Timeout
3.11. Changing the Oracle VM Manager admin User Password
3.12. Backing Up Oracle VM Manager
3.13. Restoring Oracle VM Manager
3.14. Uninstalling Oracle VM Manager
3.15. Troubleshooting
3.15.1. libaio Not Installed
3.15.2. bc Not Installed
3.15.3. Cannot Install Oracle XE
3.15.4. Cannot Create OVS Database Schema
3.15.5. Oracle Database Schema Exists
3.15.6. Oracle XE Listener Fails to Start
3.15.7. Installation Fails on Non-English Character Set
3.15.8. Installation Fails When Using an NIS-based oracle User Account
4. Upgrading Oracle VM
4.1. Upgrading Overview
4.2. Upgrading Oracle VM Manager
4.3. Upgrading Oracle VM Server
4.3.1. Upgrading Oracle VM Server Using a Yum Repository
4.3.2. Upgrading Oracle VM Server Using the CD
4.3.3. Upgrading Oracle VM Server Using Multipath SANs
A. Oracle VM Manager Installation Script (runInstaller)
A.1. runInstaller
A.1.1. Options
A.2. Installer Configuration File