8.4 Installing the Oracle VM Guest Additions

To install the Oracle VM Guest Additions, do the following:

  1. Download the required packages for the Oracle VM Guest Additions.

  2. Run the yum install command to install the packages; for example,

    # yum install libovmapi xenstoreprovider ovmd python-simplejson xenstoreprovider

Microsoft Windows Guests

For Microsoft Windows guests, the Oracle VM Guest Additions are included in the Oracle VM Paravirtual Drivers. Refer to the Oracle VM Paravirtual Drivers for Microsoft Windows documentation library. Follow the installation instructions for the selected release of the paravirtual drivers.

Oracle Solaris

To install the Oracle VM Guest Additions on Oracle Solaris, do the following:

  1. Ensure that an appropriate 'solaris' repository publisher is configured.

  2. Run the IPS command to install the package; for example,

    # pkg install ovm-guest-additions