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Oracle® Server X6-2 Installation Guide for Oracle VM

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Updated: January 2017

Oracle VM Server Installation Task Map

The following table describes the high-level steps for installing Oracle VM Server.

Review the server product notes.
Oracle Server X6-2 Product Notes at: http://www.oracle.com/goto/x6-2/docs
Install the server hardware.
Configure the service processor.
Review the Oracle VM Server versions supported on the server.
Set up a second system with a static IP address on which you can install the Oracle VM Manager. This system must have one of the following operating systems installed:
  • Oracle Linux 5 Update 5, 64-bit or later

  • Oracle Linux 6, 64-bit or later

  • Oracle Linux 7, 64-bit or later

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Update 5, 64-bit or later

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, 64-bit or later

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, 64-bit or later

Oracle VM Release Notes for Release 3.4, Oracle VM Installation and Upgrade Guide for Release 3.4, and Oracle VM User's Guide for Release 3.4 at: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/documentation/vm-096300.html
Obtain the Oracle VM Server installation media and the Oracle VM documentation. The Oracle VM documentation should be used in conjunction with the installation procedures in this guide.
Set up the boot environment, console, boot media, and installation target that you will use to perform the installation.
Install Oracle VM Server and, if necessary, Oracle VM Manager.
Perform the post installation tasks, if applicable.

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