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Exalogic Virtual: How To Remove, Delete And Rediscover Dom0 Compute Node Into OVS Server Pool From OVM Manager BUI Console (Doc ID 2419666.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software - Version 2.0.6.0.0 and later
Linux x86-64
Oracle Virtual Server x86-64

Goal

This MOS Note provides detailed steps on how to remove, delete and rediscover Dom0 Compute node into OVS Server Pool from OVM Manager BUI Console.

There may be some cases where deleting and rediscovering Compute Node back into OVS Server pool may have to be performed. For e.g. cases like Motherboard replacements, Issues where Compute Node is not joining O2CB cluster after restart, OVMM Control DB Corruption, Corruption in Compute Node OVM attributes in OVM Database etc. Steps in this MOS note can be used for use cases where Compute Nodes had to be deleted and rediscovered back into OVS Server Pool.

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 REMOVING AND DELETING DOM0 COMPUTE NODE FROM OVS SERVER POOL
 1) Move the Dom0 OVS Compute Node to "Unassigned Servers' folder.
 2) Check removed Dom0 Compute Node is not presented in Repository.
 3) Check removed Dom0 Compute Node is not selected in "Generic Network File System" under Storage tab.
 4) Delete the Dom0 Compute Node from "Unassigned Servers"
 REDISCOVERING DOM0 COMPUTE NODE BACK INTO OVS SERVER POOL
 1) Rediscover Dom0 Compute Node using IP Address.
 2) Add the newly discovered Dom0 Compute node back to OVS Pool <<<< Skip this Step if CN is already part of OVS Pool >>>>
 3) Refresh the Repository from OVM Manager BUI console as follows:
 4) Check newly discovered Dom0 Compute Node is selected in "Generic Network File System" under Storage tab
 5) Check the newly discovered Compute Node is configured OK from OVM Manager BUI using below steps.
 6) Validate all the OVS Services are UP and running on newly discovered Compute nodes using below steps.
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