I will explain Oracle VM Manager Step by Step Installation for Monitoring Oracle VM Server in this article.
Read Oracle VM Server Installation Article before this.
Oracle VM Manager software is available for management and monitoring of Oracle VM Server. With this software, you can easily connect to Oracle VM Server and You can create, start, stop, delete Virtual Machine (VM) operations easily with management interface (GUI).
It also has many features such as add and remove disk to VMs, add network , create repository, connecting VM Console with during installation of VMs.
You can perform all these operations without VM Manager, but you can do it very easily with Oracle VM Manager.
You should install Oracle VM Manager on a separate server instead of Oracle VM Server. This can usually be a Virtual server. The steps to be done on the Linux server before Oracle VM Manager installation are as follows.
U01 is created for the installation of VM Manager home.
Modify /etc/security/limits.conf file and change following parameter from 1024 to 8192
oracle soft nofile 1024
In order to install VM manager packages, mysql packages must be removed.
yum remove mysql mysql-server
Give 755 permission to the /u01 directory.
chmod -R 755 /u01
Oracle VM Manager software is downloaded from edelivery or from support.oracle.com and execute runInstaller.sh:
Since this is a new installation and database is not available, the first option is “Simple” chosen.
The next screen will prompt us for the password to log in to the Oracle VM Manager. The desired password is entered and confirmed.
Oracle VM Manager installed. Installation Summary -------------------- Database configuration: Database type : MySQL Database host name : localhost Database name : ovs Database listener port : 49501 Database user : ovs Weblogic Server configuration: Administration username : weblogic Oracle VM Manager configuration: Username : admin Core management port : 54321 UUID : 0005fb0000010000b2a15e2g5b62117a Passwords: There are no default passwords for any users. The passwords to use for Oracle VM Manager, Database, and Oracle WebLogic Server have been set by you during this installation. In the case of a default install, all passwords are the same. Oracle VM Manager UI: https://oravmmanager:7002/ovm/console Log in with the user 'admin', and the password you set during the installation. Please note that you need to install tightvnc-java on this computer to access a virtual machine's console. For more information about Oracle Virtualization, please visit: http://www.oracle.com/virtualization/ Oracle VM Manager installation complete. Please remove configuration file /tmp/ovm_configpu3YRW.
Oracle VM Manager installation is completed, login Oracle Manager and add Oracle VM Server.
Login and add Oracle VM Server as follows.
After typing Oracle VM Server IP, DNS information, VM Agent Port and Password, you can see that Oracle VM Server is added as follows.