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Step 3: Create the OMR and OMS Virtual Machine Templates


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In Step 2 we walked through the procedure to unzip and concatenate both files sets and we added an entry for the yum.img file in the OMS vm.cfg file. In Step 3 we will use Oracle VM Manager to create an OMR and OMS virtual machine template.

1. Login to Oracle VM Manager. Enter the desired user name and password and click the Login button to proceed as shown in Figure 7.

 
2. From the Virtual Machine home page click the Resources tab to access the Virtual Machine Template page. From the Virtual Machine Template page click the Import button to start the importation process.
 
Figure 8 shows the Virtual Machine Template page.
 
 
3. From the Source page select the Select from Server Pool (Discover and register) radio button and click Next as shown in Figure 9.
 
 
4. From the General Information page we need to enter the following data:
a. Select the desired server pool from the Server Pool Name drop down list.
b. Select the CG_DB_Template from the Virtual Machine Template Name drop down list.
c.  Enable High Availability check box if desired, HA will need to be setup in advance to enable HA.
d.  Select Oracle Enterprise Linux 4 from the Operating System drop down list.
e.  Enter root in the Virtual Machine User Name text box.
f.   Enter ovsroot in the Virtual Machine Password text box.
g.  Enter a Description for the virtual machine (optional)
h.  Click Next to proceed to the Confirmation page.
 
Figure 10 shows the General Information page.
 
 
5. From the Confirm Information page click the Confirm button to proceed.
Figure 11 shows the Confirm Information page.
 
 
6. We have successfully created the CG_DB_Template virtual machine template, which is in a pending status. Templates that are in the pending status are not available to Oracle VM Manager users until they have been approved. Next we will approve the CG_DB_Template by selecting the CG_DB_Template and clicking the Approve button as shown in Figure 12.
 
 
7. From the Virtual Machine Templates page click the Approve button to approve the template as shown in Figure 13.
 
 
8. The CG_DB_Template has been successfully approved and its Status has changed to Active as shown in Figure 14.
 
 
Next we will repeat the proceeding procedure for the GC_TEMPLATE.
 
1. From the Virtual Machine home page click the Resources Tab to access the Virtual Machine Template page. From the Virtual Machine Template page click the Import button to start the importation process.
 
Figure 15 shows the Virtual Machine Template page.
 
 
2. From the Source page select the Select from Server Pool (Discover and register) radio button and click Next as shown in Figure 16 to proceed.
 
 
3. From the General Information page we need to enter the following data:
a. Select the desired server pool from the Server Pool Name drop down list.
b. Select the CG_Template from the Virtual Machine Template Name drop down list.
c.  Select the Enable High Availability check box if desired. HA will need to be setup in advance to enable HA.
d. Select Oracle Enterprise Linux 4 from the Operating System drop down list.
e. Enter root in the Virtual Machine User Name text box.
f.  Enter ovsroot in the Virtual Machine Password text box.
g. Enter a Description for the virtual machine (optional).
h. Click Next to proceed to the Confirmation page.
 
Figure 17 shows the General Information page.
 
 
4. From the Confirm Information page click the Confirm button to proceed.
Figure 18 shows the Confirm Information page.
 
 
5. We have successfully created the CG_DB_Template virtual machine template, which is in the pending status. Templates that are in the pending status are not available to Oracle VM Manager users until they have been approved. Next we will approve the CG_DB_Template by selecting the CG_DB_Template radio button and clicking the Approve button as shown in Figure 19.
 
 
6. From the View Virtual Machine Template page click the Approve button to approve the template as shown in Figure 20.
 
 
7. The CG_Template has been successfully approved and is now in the Active State as shown in Figure 21.
 
 

 

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