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VMware OVF tool-How to convert OVA to OVF

Virtual appliance will be normally  available on OVA format which is bundle of OVF(open virtualization format) and VMDK files. If you directly deploy OVA files from vCenter Client , it will fail 99% of times. So better you need to extract the OVA files as OVF or need to convert as VMX format to deploy the appliances on vCenter client …

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How to Deploy and configure vCenter Appliance 5.5 ?

VMware has decided to not depend on any big player in the virtualization market.The main intention is  that vmware don’t want others to steal their innovation,ideas and their robust technologies. In last VMworld conference also they haven’t invite Microsoft and citrix. Currently most of vcenter servers are running on Microsoft windows 2008 servers . This creates heavy dependencies on microsoft …

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How to Configure DRS cluster on ESXi ?

Configuring the DRS (Distributed Resource Scheduler) cluster is simple task in VMware  if you have already worked on legacy clusters like veritas cluster.In a order to obtain the cluster-level resource management ,you need to create the DRS cluster.  DRS cluster is nothing but a bunch of ESX/ESXi Psychical servers.Once you have added the ESXi or ESX nodes to the cluster, those …

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Oracle VM SPARC – LDOM configuration Backup and Restore

Oracle VM for SPARC configuration can be backed up in XML file and it can be restored  it whenever required.This configuration backup will be very useful for future rebuilding. It also provides the option to take the backup of particular domain and that can be restored using ldm add-domain command.In this article we will how take the individual domain backup,how …

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How to Remove Logical Domains and Services ? Oracle VM for SPARC

Destroying the infrastructure is a easy task in all the environments.In oracle VM for SPARC also ,you can  easily remove the guest domains in few seconds. The same way you can also remove the virtual disk resources and virtual network resources. In some cases you may not able to remove the resources if its in use or already bound to …

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How to Add the Same ISO image file in Multiple LDOMS ?

In oracle VM for SPARC (LDOM), you need to attach the ISO file to each logical domain, for the first time operating system installation. If you have pre-configured jumpstart , You can use it for the guest domain operating system installation. If you don’t have jumpstart,then you need to install it using the ISO image. By default LDOM will not …

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How to perform Live domain migration on LDOM ? Oracle VM SPARC

In Oracle VM for SPARC,we can migrate the guest domains to another system without any downtime. This is similar to vmotion on VMware ESXi. This feature provides the operational flexibility to the customers who don’t want the system to be down for system maintenance.Prior to the system maintenance ,we can easily move the guest domains to another system without any downtime …

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How to Dynamically add the resources in Oracle VM for SPARC ?

The beauty of LDOM or Oracle VM for SPARC is that resources can be dynamically added or removed from the domains(Primary/Guest). This will help you to perform the load balancing between the guest domains on the physical server. Dynamic resource allocation is only possible if the guest domain operating system is booted.If you add the resource during the guest domain OS start-up, allocation …

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How to configure the Guest domains on LDOM ?

Guest domain is a top level virtual machine which we can create using the control domain. Guest domain will not perform any administrative operation on ldom but runs its own operating system  on it.Once you have completed the Oracle VM for SPARC tutorial 1 ,then you can start following  this article.We will see how we can create a new guest …

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