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ODAVP: How To Create a Fully-Virtualized Guests (HVM) from an OS ISO image (Doc ID 1524138.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 07, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database Appliance Software - Version and later
Oracle Database Appliance - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The purpose of this note is to illustrate how to create a Fully-Virtualized Guest (Hardware Virtual Machine) from an OS ISO image on Oracle Database Appliance Virtualized Platform.
Besides hosting paravirtualized guest systems Oracle Database Appliance can also host fully virtualized guests. This means that you can run any Operating System that is supported by the OVM Version that runs on your Oracle Database Appliance. This notedescribes how to install a fully virtualized guest on Oracle Database Appliance. We begin to outline sample installations of CentOS 6 and Microsoft Windows, thereafter we will discuss some of the potential changes to the configuration.


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In this Document
 How To Create a Fully-Virtualized Guests (HVM) from an OS ISO image
 Creating a virtual disk
 Installing the Guest
 Some considerations about the guest configuration
 Create the Guest System Installation Template
 Using the new Guest
 Installing Microsoft Windows
 Extra Steps if you are installing Microsoft Windows

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