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Oracle VM Implementation and Administration Guide by Edward Whalen

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Installing the VM Server

You have several installation methods to choose from. The Oracle VM Server can be installed from a CD-ROM, the hard drive, or the network. The network installation consists of installing from NFS, FTP, or HTTP. The CD-ROM installation is the most common and perhaps easiest to perform because no additional configuration steps are required.

Installing from CD-ROM

To install from CD-ROM, place the CD-ROM into the drive and then power on the server. After POST (Power-On Self Test), the Oracle VM Server installer will appear. As mentioned before, the VM Server installation will install the hypervisor and dom0. Later, when you configure the VM Server, you’ll decide whether it is a server pool master, utility server, or VM Server. ...

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