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How to add ISCSI Storage to RHEV ?

To store the virtual machines , you need centralized storage like SAN or NFS file server. Not everyone in world can afford the SAN cost since it requires lot hardwares like fiber channel cables, SFP  connectors, SAN switches and Storage. But iSCSI storage can be easily setup using the existing system network with commodity hardware (X86 servers with DAS ). …

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How to create a Datacenter and Cluster on RHEV-M ?

Redhat Provides the wonderful administrative portal to manage the Redhat Enterprise virtualization environment. Redhat enterprise virtualization Manager is responsible to provide the administrative portal, user portal and reports portal. Its also manage the virtual objects and maintains the inventory on its own database. It performs the similar operations like VMware vCenter server or Oracle VM Manager if we compare to …

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How to enable root user on Redhat Hypervisor ?

Redhat Enterprise virtualization’s core part is Redhat Hypervisor. I have never been worked such a long  hours to get/recover the root password on any Unix/Linux operating system. Even i have recovered VMware ESXi’s root  password in quick time. During the Redhat Enterprise virtualization hypervisor’s installation, we will be just setting the user “admin” password. But where can i find the …

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Redhat Enterprise virtualization Manager – Install & configure

To manage the redhat enterprise virtualization hypervisor (RHEV-H) , you have to configure the Redhat Enterprise Virtualization Manager (RHEV-M) on Redhat Enterprise Linux 6.x operating system. RHEV-M provides a feature rich graphical based web interface to manage the virtual infrastructure from single point. It provides host management ,guest management,storage management and high availability infrastructure. We can access the web-portal on …

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Redhat Enterprise virtualization- Installing RHEV-H

To install Redhat enterprise virtualization hypervisor(RHEV-H), You need a hardware with “virtualization Technology”(VT-X) enabled processors.Once you have such a hardware ,then you can start installing RHEV-H on it. You need to download the bootable “Redhat enterprise virtualization hypervisor” ISO image from Redhat website  with valid subscription. If you do not have one , Redhat is providing 60 days trail for RHEV. Just sign …

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Redhat Enterprise Virtualization – Overview

Red Hat had played vital role on Linux revolution and they proved that Linux can be used on the enterprise computing. Today Red Hat is  the world’s largest distributor of Linux. To reduce the infrastructure costs , all the companies are behind the virtualization. Companies like VMware,Citrix and Oracle are offerings enterprise virtualization products to accommodate different virtual guests. What about Redhat …

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VMware vCloud Director Build From Scratch – 2

In this article ,we will see the remaining vCloud director’s quick setup which we have left out in the last article.We have  already seen  that how to attach the vCloud director to VMware vCenter server and creating the provider vDC. Here we will be seeing the external networking part and creating the new organization. once you have created the organization, …

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VMware vCloud Director Build From Scratch – 1

In this VMware vCloud Director article series, this article is going to demonstrate that how to attach the vCloud director to VMware vCenter Server and how to create a provider virtual Data-center. vCloud director can’t manage the system resources or virtual resources directly.It requires VMware vCenter server in the back-end to get the required  resources using vCloud API. Once you …

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What is VMware vCloud ? How it works ?

In IT infrastructure market, Cloud is the trending topic and technology from last few years. Most of the hardware vendors and operating systems developers have already started working to integrate the cloud technology on existing operating systems. For an example , oracle had integrated the openstack cloud software on their oracle Solaris operating systems.Let’s have Q&A on cloud topic to …

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Shellshock bug – vulnerability on Bash shell

Millions of computers are using bash shell (command interpreter ). New security flaw has been found on bash(Bash Code Injection Vulnerability (CVE-2014-6271) and it allows attackers  can take the system control remotely. Heartbleed wave was just over on last april (Openssl vulnerability ).Is Shell-shock hurts more than Heartbleed ? Off-course  Yes. Heartbleed was all about sniffing the system memory but Shellshock  has opened the …

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