1.2. Introduction to Oracle VM Utilities

The Oracle VM Utilities are command line scripts used to execute certain basic operations on your Oracle VM environment. These utilities make a connection to the Oracle VM Manager host server, using the server host name and an administrative user name and password. After authentication, commands can be submitted to Oracle VM Manager from the command line.

The Oracle VM Utilities are:

Command line parameters and options, along with several examples, can be found in Chapter 2, Using the Oracle VM Utilities


Certain functions of the Oracle VM Utilities are restricted to version 3.1 and higher. If you attempt to execute an incompatible script on Oracle VM version 3.0, a warning message will be displayed to inform you that the feature is not supported.