1 About the Docs

Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager Release 4.5 is based on oVirt, which is a free, open-source virtualization solution. The product documentation comprises:

  • Release Notes - A summary of the new features, changes, fixed bugs, and known issues in the Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager. It contains last-minute information, which might not be included in the main body of documentation.
  • Architecture and Planning Guide - An architectural overview of Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager, prerequisites, and planning information for your environment.
  • Getting Started Guide - How to install, configure, and get started with the Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager using standard or self-hosted configuration. It also provides information for configuring KVM hosts and deploying GlusterFS storage.
  • Administration Guide - Provides common administrative tasks for Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager such as:
    • setting up users and groups
    • creating data centers, clusters, and virtual machines
    • using virtual machine templates and snapshots
    • migrating virtual machines
    • configuring logical and virtual networks
    • using local, NFS, iSCSI and FC storage
    • backing up and restoring
    • configuring high-availability, vCPUs, and virtual memory
    • monitoring with event notifications and Grafana dashboards
    • upgrading and updating your environment
    • active-active and active-passive disaster recovery solutions

You can also refer to:

  • REST API Guide, which you can access from the Welcome Dashboard or directly through its URL https://manager-fqdn/ovirt-engine/apidoc.

  • Upstream oVirt Documentation.

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