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Reinstall OVM Manager Without Data Loss And Without Disturbing Running VM Guests By Reusing The OVM Manager UUID (Doc ID 2359492.1)

Last updated on JUNE 03, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.3.1 to 3.4.4 [Release OVM33 to OVM34]
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64

Goal

Reinstall the OVM Manager UI without data loss and without disturbing any running VM guests.
 

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Procedure
 Retrieve the OVM manager UUID
 Make sure OVM Manager is not currently installed on the Linux server.
 Install the OVM Manager using same Manager UUID you were using before. 
 If you have a backup, you may recover using it at this step.
 If you do not have a backup, manually discover the various servers and storage pool.
 Finally, log out and return the cluster to service. 
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