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[ PCA <= 2.2.2 ] How to Rebuild an Oracle VM Manager Database ( including User-Friendly Names) On a Private Cloud Appliance (Doc ID 2224820.1)

Last updated on MAY 22, 2019

Applies to:

Private Cloud Appliance - Version 1.0.1 to 2.2.2 [Release 1.0 to 2.0]
Private Cloud Appliance X5-2 Hardware - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Linux x86-64

Goal

There may be scenarios during which the Oracle VM Manager Database built-in to the Private Cloud Appliance needs to be re-generated. The procedure to do so is outlined in this note.

 

NOTE: Do not use this procedure for PCA 2.3.1 and later. There is a separate procedure being developed for 2.3.x.
If the "ObjectNotFound" error is encountered with PCA 2.3.1 or later, use instead Document id 2315397.1 - "[ PCA 2.3.1+ ] How to Restore an Oracle VM Manager Database ( including User-Friendly Names) On a Private Cloud Appliance"

 

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 1. Take notes of the configuration that will be needed during restoration of the database and upload the required scripts to the Active Management node.
 2. Dump the simple names to a XML file
 3.  Delete the problem manager database
 4. Go into the OVMM UI and discover the CN (192.168.140.x) that you noted was the master server of Rack1_ServerPool
 5. Repeat step 4 for each custom tenant group (server pool) which was created.
 6. CRITICAL: Add the internal ZFS storage array
 7. Go to the Servers and VMs tab and edit the server pool with the UUID you noted for the Rack1_ServerPool
 8. Repeat operation 7 for each Custom Tenant group
 9. Local repositories presentation
 10. Restore the Simple Names for PCA and Oracle VM
 11. Refresh ALL the repositories twice
 12. After successfully restoring SimpleNames, continue with restoring some additional Oracle VM configurations
 13. Configure each server for IPMI: In the WebUI - ensure that each server has the following settings for IPMI:
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