Oracle VM Templates

Oracle VM template speeds up the installation process of Oracle software by providing template (extension tgz or tbz) for admnistrator.

Template can be downloaded from http://edelivery.oracle.com or from http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/server-storage/vm/templates-101937.html

Assembly File = OVA File

Oracle VM Templates for Oracle Database – Single Instance and RAC 12cR1 (12.1.0.1.0) – Oracle Linux (64 bit)

  • unzip the files
    • Oracle VM Templates for Oracle Database – Single Instance and RAC 12cR1 (12.1.0.1.0) – Oracle Linux (64 bit) (part 1 of 2)_V38984-01.zip
    • Oracle VM Templates for Oracle Database – Single Instance and RAC 12cR1 (12.1.0.1.0) – Oracle Linux (64 bit) (part 2 of 2)_V38985-01.zip
  • use the Binary mode of MS-DOS command to concatenates files in their entirety, ignoring EOF characters.
    • copy /b OVM_OL6U4_X86_64_12101DBRAC_PVM-1of2.tbz+OVM_OL6U4_X86_64_12101DBRAC_PVM-2of2.tbz OVM_OL6U4_X86_64_12101DBRAC_PVM.tbz

    Error during upload

  • Job Internal Error (Operation)com.oracle.ovm.mgr.api.exception.JobFailureException: OVMAPI_5001E Job: 1,382,094,833,486/1382094833485/Import VM Template http://192.168.2.8:8080/ovm/oracle-vm-template/template/OVM_OL6U4_X86_64_12101DBRAC_PVM.tbz, failed. The job has a Job Failure Event: 1,382,096,212,659/Job Error: Server Async Command Failed/(10/18/2013 01:36:52:684 PM)
    Async operation failed on server: ovmserver326.home.fr.
    Object: cfgFile_0004fb00001400009572d758303f9957,
    PID: 10054,
    Server error message: Cannot find disk file: Oracle12101DBRAC_x86_64-xvdb.img
    , on server: 4c:4c:45:44:00:4b:4e:10:80:33:c4:c0:4f:4b:34:4a, associated with object: cfgFile_0004fb00001400009572d758303f9957 [Fri Oct 18 13:36:52 CEST 2013]
    at com.oracle.ovm.mgr.api.job.JobEngine.checkJobStatus(JobEngine.java:657)
    at com.oracle.ovm.mgr.api.job.JobEngine.objectAsyncStart(JobEngine.java:626)
    at com.oracle.ovm.mgr.op.virtual.VirtualMachineImport.action(VirtualMachineImport.java:72)
    at com.oracle.ovm.mgr.api.collectable.ManagedObjectDbImpl.executeCurrentJobOperationAction(ManagedObjectDbImpl.java:1156)
    at com.oracle.odof.core.AbstractVessel.invokeMethod(AbstractVessel.java:356)
    at com.oracle.odof.core.AbstractVessel.invokeMethod(AbstractVessel.java:333)
    at com.oracle.odof.core.storage.Transaction.invokeMethod(Transaction.java:869)
    at com.oracle.odof.core.Exchange.invokeMethod(Exchange.java:244)
    at com.oracle.ovm.mgr.api.virtual.VirtualMachineCfgFileProxy.executeCurrentJobOperationAction(Unknown Source)
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About Chenda Mok

19 years of hands on experience in software design and development with emphasis on Enterprise Application Integration (EAI), Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Identity Management (IDM) solutions. I’m a software engineer, member of the professional service delivery team working for Salesforce. Prior to this, I worked for Oracle as Solution Architect, through SeeBeyond(06/2005), then SUN’s acquisition (04/2009). After my master’s degree in computer science in 1997; I always delivered consulting on architecture, design, implementation on integration’s field. I’m interested in architecture using EAI/SOA/IDM/BPM/Cloud technologies, software development and Java’s related technologies. I may blog about my work/activities at Salesforce, but I do not speak for my employer, past, present or future.
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