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Running Applications In VM Server Dom0 Is Unsupported (Doc ID 1290945.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 13, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 2.2.1 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The dom0 provides a minimalistic environment which provides only those resources needed to administer domU guests and to perform the I/O for HVM guests.  The dom0 environment is intentionally engineered with minimal resources. For example, dom0 does not include any software development tools, such as a C compiler.

Because the dom0 is a critical component in the functioning of the entire cluster, it is unsupported to run application programs in this domain.  The dom0 cannot be considered as an available resource.


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