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ODAVP: How to create a VM template from a Guest VM (Doc ID 1668933.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 27, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database Appliance Software - Version 2.5.0.0 and later
Oracle Database Appliance - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

The purpose of this article is to illustrate how to create a VM template from a Guest VM running on Oracle Database Appliance Virtualized Platform. 

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 How to create a VM template from a Guest VM
 VM Guest running from local storage repository
 1. Stop the VM running on local repository
 2. Check in which local repository your vm is running
 3. Package the current VM as a template.tgz file
 4. Import it as a vmtemplate 
 4. Remove the source vm template
 VM Guest running from shared storage repository
 1. Stop the VM running on shared repository
 2. Check in which local repository your vm is running
 3. Package the current VM as a template.tgz file
 4. Import it as a vmtemplate in a shared repo
 5. Remove the source vm template
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