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How to Configure Oracle VM 3.4.2 by OVMM

  • Oracle, VM

Assuming that you have one OVMM and two OVS. There're 5 major steps in this procedure:

  1. Discover servers
  2. Add network for storage
  3. Discover iSCSI storage
  4. Create server pool
  5. Create repository

First of all, you have to login to OVMM as admin. The password is the one which you entered during installing OVMM.

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OVMM Configuration 01

A. Discover servers

Click on Discover Server icon to show the window below.

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OVMM Configuration 02
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OVMM Configuration 03

B. Add network for storage

One public network is already found by OVMM, but we have to edit the network.

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OVMM Configuration 05

Check "Virtual Machine" to enable the network for VMs.

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OVMM Configuration 06

Click on "+" icon to add another network.

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OVMM Configuration 07

This network is solely for storage connection.

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OVMM Configuration 08

Click on "+" icon to add ports.

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OVMM Configuration 09

Check the available NIC for every OVS.

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OVMM Configuration 10

Edit every port for every OVS.

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OVMM Configuration 11
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OVMM Configuration 12

No VLAN in this case.

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OVMM Configuration 13

You can see that the new network is created.

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OVMM Configuration 14

C. Discover iSCSI storage

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OVMM Configuration 15

Discover SAN Server

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OVMM Configuration 16

Our storage is an iSCSI NAS.

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OVMM Configuration 17

Click "+" icon to add a storage

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Enter the IP address and port number of NAS

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Allow all server that can access the storage

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D. Create server pool

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OVMM Configuration 26

Use a virtual IP for the server pool

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OVMM Configuration 27

Select a LUN for storing server pool cluster, the small one.

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E. Create repository

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