ovm_config

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Version information

  • 1.1.0 (latest)
  • 1.0.6
  • 1.0.5
  • 1.0.4
  • 1.0.3
  • 1.0.2
  • 1.0.1
  • 1.0.0
released Dec 23rd 2020
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 2021.0.x, 2019.8.x, 2019.7.x, 2019.5.x, 2019.4.x, 2019.3.x, 2019.2.x, 2019.1.x, 2019.0.x, 2018.1.x, 2017.3.x
  • Puppet >=5.0.0 < 8.0.0
  • OracleLinux

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Documentation

enterprisemodules/ovm_config — version 1.1.0 Dec 23rd 2020

Enterprise Modules

Table of Contents

  1. Overview
  2. License
  3. Description - What the module does and why it is useful
  4. Setup
  1. Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
  2. Reference - An under-the-hood peek at what the module is doing and how
  3. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.

Overview

Oracle is very strict when it comes to using their software on virtualization software. If you want to license only part of your VM setup, the only option available is to use Oracle VM. But setting up and managing an Oracle VM farm is no sinecure. Fortunately using our ovm_config Puppet module, the process of setting up, adding and removing VM's and another setup, has become very easy.

This module allows you to manage averything there is to manage in an Oracle VM setup. For example you can manage: VM pools, repositories, VM's and Virtual disks. Using this module you can create a puppet description of your Oracle VM setup and manage it like a pro.

License

This is a commercially licensed module. But you can use the module on VirtualBox based development systems for FREE. When used on real systems a license is required.

You can license our modules in multiple ways. Our basic licensing model requires a subscription per node. But contact us for details.

Check the License for details.

Description

The module contains the following types:

-ovm_archive_management -ovm_backup_management -ovm_cpu -ovm_ethernet_port -ovm_event_management -ovm_file_server -ovm_file_server_plugin -ovm_file_system -ovm_file_system_mount -ovm_job_management -ovm_log_management -ovm_mac_management -ovm_manager -ovm_network -ovm_repository -ovm_server -ovm_server_pool -ovm_statistic_management -ovm_storage_array -ovm_storage_array_plugin -ovm_storage_element -ovm_storage_target -ovm_tag -ovm_virtual_disk -ovm_virtual_nic -ovm_vlan_interface -ovm_vm

Check here to see the full documentation for this module.

Setup

Requirements

The ovm_config module requires:

  • Puppet module enterprisemodules-easy_type installed.
  • Puppet version 4.0 or higher. Can be Puppet Enterprise or Puppet Open Source
  • Oracle VM 3.4 or higher
  • A valid Oracle VM license
  • A valid Enterprise Modules license for usage.
  • Runs only on OracleLinux systems.

Installing the ovm_config module

To install these modules, you can use a Puppetfile

mod 'enterprisemodules/ovm_config'               ,'1.0.x'

Then use the librarian-puppet or r10K to install the software.

You can also install the software using the puppet module command:

puppet module install enterprisemodules-ovm_config

Usage

Building a total Oracle VM setup requires quite some work. To help you get started, we have built an example.

Reference

Here you can find some more information regarding this puppet module:

Here are a related blog posts:

Limitations

This module runs only on OracleLinux Linux versions. It requires a puppet version higher than 4.