OES 2 SP3 Server Installation on XenServer

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OES 2 SP3 Server installation on XenServer
Parimala B S

Table of Contents


Abstract

Introduction

Solution

     Prerequisites

     Post installation

     Pre installation

References


Abstract


This document will help you in the installation of OES 2 SP3 Server on XenServer.


Introduction


This document will guide you on how to create a Virtual Machine of OES 2 SP3 server with XenServer. It describes two methods of getting the OES 2 SP3 server up and running on XenServer.



Solution



Prerequisites



Before starting the installation of OES 2 SP3, ensure you have met the following prerequisites:



  • XenServer installed.

  • XenCenter installed.

  • ISO of SLES10 SP3.

  • ISO of OES 2 SP3.

  • Windows File Share (CIFS).

  • IP address.

         One IP address on a subnet

         Subnet mask

         Default gateway



General


Steps to Add XenServer:




  1. Open XenCenter





Steps to create a new data store:





  1. Add a new data store to the XenServer.





  • Select Windows File Sharing.


  • Specify a name for the data store.

  • Specify the name of the CIFS share.

  • Click Finish.




Note: Copy the SLES-10-SP3 ISO in the CIFS share before starting the installation.



Steps to Creating VM:



  1. In XenCenter, Right click on the XenServer.


  • In the New VM window select the VM template of SUSE-Enterprise-Server-10-SP3.





  • Click on Next.


  • Click Next.

  • Select the SLES installation media from the CIFS share.
    Note: You can provide the installation URL if you want to install from the network.





  • Click Next.

  • Select home server for the VM (Home server is XEN server where you want to install the VM).




  • Click Next.

  • Specify the number of CPU's and the memory you want to allocate.





  • Click Next.


  • Click Next.


  • Click Next.


  • Click Finish.




Post installation



After completing the creation of the VM, start the VM and complete the SLES 10 SP3 installation. To start the OES 2 SP3 installation you need to ensure that the SSH or VNC server and an X display manager are installed on the VM and properly configured. Copy the OES 2 SP3 ISO in the SLES10 SP3 server. From VNC or from any Linux box SSH to SLES VM and follow the below link to complete the OES 2 SP3 installation.

OES 2 SP3: Installation Guide



Pre installation



After completing the creation of the VM, start the VM. It displays the YaST screen, Click on "Abort".







In the YaST screen click on "Abort Installation".







It displays an error message, Click OK.







The Main Window is displayed. Select Start Installation or System and Click OK.








Follow the below link to complete the OES 2 SP3 installation:

OES 2 SP3: Installation Guide





Note:

The above procedure will complete the SLES 10 SP3 and OES 2 SP3 installation.

Follow the below link to complete the OES 2 SP3 configuration.

OES 2 SP3: Installation Guide




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