Once you’ve discovered the OVM server, created a server pool and repository, you should download and import an OVM template. Once you have a OVM template, you can started creating new VMs from the existing VM template as explained in this article
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ssh-agent is used to hold the private keys of remote server, which can be used to authenticate from the local machine.

The idea is once you add private keys using ssh-add command to the ssh-agent, you can login to the remote machine without having to enter the password.
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Instead of installing the OS from a CD to your virtual machine, you can also use one of the pre-existing OS OVM templates. From the Oracle eDelivery site, select the product as “Oracle VM”, and browse to the “Templates” section. From here, you’ll see OVM templates for lot of operating systems.
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In OVM, first you’ll discover an server. Next you’ll create a server pool and assign the OVM server to the server pool.

After the above two steps, you’ll need to create a repository, assign disks, and OVM server to this repository as explained in this tutorial.
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chroot command is used to change the root directory to a given directory. Once you change it to this directory, you can execute a command by using this directory as the root directory.
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In OVM, after you discover an server, it will be listed only in the Unassigned server. You still can’t manage this until you create a server pool and assign the OVM server as explained below.
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Oracle VM Server Discovery is a process by which, the OVM Manager finds one or more OVM servers in your environment, and adds it to the manager repository for administration activities.
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badblocks command is used on a disk or partition to check whether any bad blocks are present. The following are few examples that will help you to identify bad blocks.
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Question: I’m installing Nagios plugin 1.4.16, when I execute make, I get “check_http.c:312: error: ssl_version undeclared” error message. How can I fix this?
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Once you’ve downloaded the latest stable version of Oracle VM Server from Oracle’s website, burn it in a DVD as ISO image. In this tutorial, I’m using Oracle VM Server 3.2.2. But, it is pretty much similar for other versions.
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