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How To Determine The Virtualization Type Of An Oracle VM (OVM) Guest (Doc ID 1336542.1)

Last updated on MAY 26, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 2.1.1 to 3.3.3 [Release OVM211 to OVM33]
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Oracle VM supports a variety of guest types.  From evidence in the VM guest and the dom0 server, the type of the VM guest can be deduced.


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In this Document
 From The VM Guest
 From A dom0 Server
 From The vm.cfg File

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