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ODAVP: Migrating systems to ODA Virtualized Platform (ODA VP) (Doc ID 1608367.1)

Last updated on MAY 14, 2018

Applies to:

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

Goal

The aim of this article is to show how to migrate a systems, running on physical HW, VMware, VBox, KVM to use with Oracle Database Appliance Virtualized Platform (ODA VP)

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Covered scenarios
 I. Physical System and VM to ODA VP
 1. Create a virtual machine image of a computer:
 2. Download the physical system image
 3. Build the ODA VP valid template
 4. Import the template into ODA VP
 5. Once the template has been registered you can clone the new Guest as following (from oda_base)
 II. VMWare or VBox or Hyper-V to ODA VP
 1. Pre export steps
 2. Export the VM from VMWare or VBox as OVA format
 3. Import the OVA VM template on ODA VP
 4. Once the template has been registered review the vm configuration file 'vm.cfg' (from dom0)
 5. Once the template has been registered you can clone the new Guest as following (from oda_base)
 III. How to Manually Convert a VMWare Guest Image for use with Oracle Database Appliance Virtualized Platform
 1. Choose the appropriate VMware guest to convert
 2. Pre export steps
 3. Convert VMware image to a single disk
 4. Convert VMware single disk to raw image using qemu-img
 5. Copy raw VMware disk to Oracle Database Appliance VM Server
 6. Create the Virtual Machine configuration file
 7. Register the new Guest VM as OVM Template 
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