Oracle® Linux Virtualization Manager

Getting Started Guide

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November 2019


Table of Contents

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Before You Begin
Getting Started with Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager
Adding a KVM Compute Host to the Manager
Adding Storage
Attaching an iSCSI Data Domain
Uploading Images to the Data Domain
Creating a Logical Network
Creating a Virtual Machine Network
Assigning the Virtual Machine Network to a KVM Compute Host
Creating a New Virtual Machine
Creating a New Oracle Linux Virtual Machine
Creating a New Microsoft Windows Virtual Machine
Creating a Template
Sealing an Oracle Linux Virtual Machine for Use as a Template
Creating an Oracle Linux Template
Creating a Cloud-Init Enabled Template
Creating a Virtual Machine from a Template
Creating an Oracle Linux Virtual Machine from a Template
Backing Up and Restoring the Manager
Backing Up the Manager
Restoring a Full Backup of the Manager
Additional Administration Tasks
Global Configuration
Administering User Accounts from the Administration Portal
Administering User and Group Accounts from the Command Line
Data Centers
Creating a New Data Center
Clusters
Creating a New Cluster
Networks
Customizing vNIC Profiles for Virtual Machines
Storage
Preparing Local Storage for a KVM Compute Host
Configuring a KVM Compute Host to Use Local Storage
Preparing NFS Storage
Attaching an NFS Data Domain
Adding an FC Data Domain
Virtual Machines
Live Editing a Virtual Machine
Creating a Snapshot of a Virtual Machine
Restoring a Virtual Machine from a Snapshot
Creating a Virtual Machine from a Snapshot
Deleting a Snapshot
Migrating Virtual Machines between Hosts
Encrypted Communication
Replacing the Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager Apache SSL Certificate
Event Notifications
Configuring Event Notification Services on the Engine
Creating Event Notifications in the Administration Portal
Canceling Event Notifications in the Administration Portal
Configuring the Engine to Send SNMP Traps
Deployment Optimization
Optimizing Clusters, Hosts and Virtual Machines
Configuring Memory and CPUs
Configuring a Highly Available Host
Configuring a Highly Available Virtual Machine
Hot Plugging Devices on Virtual Machines
Hot Plugging vCPUs
Hot Plugging Virtual Memory