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Oracle VM @ CERN

For offical usage in the context of CERN/IT Oracle production databases there is a limited number of Oracle VM licenses available at CERN. For all other tasks standard CERN Linux distribution: Scientific Linux CERN shall be used.

Licenses

All Oracle VM licenses are available only for IT/DB managed systems in CERN Computer Center.

For more information please contact db.systems@cern.ch.

Installation

Registered systems holding valid Oracle VM license can be installed using same methods as Scientific Linux CERN distributions. Please see Linux Installation at CERN.

To list available Oracle VM PXE boot targets use: aims2 showimg ORA* [--full]

Available Oracle VM installation paths:

  • Oracle VM 2.1.5: https://linuxsoft.cern.ch/oracle/vmserver/2.1.5/i386/
  • Oracle VM 2.2: https://linuxsoft.cern.ch/oracle/vmserver/2.2/i386/
  • Oracle VM 2.2.1: https://linuxsoft.cern.ch/oracle/vmserver/2.2.1/i386/
  • Oracle VM 2.2.2: https://linuxsoft.cern.ch/oracle/vmserver/2.2.2/i386/
  • Oracle VM 3.0.2: https://linuxsoft.cern.ch/oracle/vmserver/3.0.2/x86_64/
  • Oracle VM 3.0.3: https://linuxsoft.cern.ch/oracle/vmserver/3.0.3/x86_64/
  • Oracle VM 3.1.1: https://linuxsoft.cern.ch/oracle/vmserver/3.1.1/x86_64/

Software Repositories

Software repositories described below contain mirror of Oracle VM binary packages published by Oracle via Oracle Unbreakable Linux Network. Access to the repositories is limited to registered systems holding valid Oracle VM license.


Oracle VM 2 (ovm2)

In order to use these repositories on your system, please edit (create):

/etc/yum.repos.d/ovm2.repo
file by downloading this example ovm2.repo.

To update your system run as root:

# /usr/bin/yum update


Oracle VM 3 (ovm3)

In order to use these repositories on your system, please edit (create):

/etc/yum.repos.d/ovm3.repo
file by downloading this example ovm3.repo.

To update your system run as root:

# /usr/bin/yum update