Exalogic 2.0.1 Tea Break Snippets - Importing Public Server Template
By The Old Toxophilist on Jul 26, 2012
Before we can create Virtual Servers within Enterprise Manager
Ops Centre (EMOC) we will need to import an appropriate Server
Template that will be used to create the Virtual Server. Server
templates are associated with accounts and hence may be imported
on an account by account basis or for common base templates we can
import them once and make them Public. Once we have configured the
imported template to be Public it will be available to all
accounts and users.
Serve templates can be uploaded to an account in 3 simple steps
although this initial upload will make the template private to an
account its properties can be set to public by simply changing the
"Public" flag within the account Server Template tab. The
following steps are required to import a template and make it
To import a template you will need to navigate to your account
and select "Upload Server Template". This will initiate the Wizard
Identify a Server Template
The first screen simply allows you to name the image that will be imported and provide a meaningful description. In addition we can add some Searchable tags.
We can now specify the location of the template file to that will be uploaded into the OVM repository using either a local file or, more commonly, a URLpointing to a shared location on the internal Exalogic Storage.
Finally a summary of the information entered will be displayed for validation and you can then Upload the file into the repository.
Set Template Public
Once the Server template upload has completed it will appear in the "Server Template" tab within the central pane for the selected Account. Following the initial upload you will notice that the template will have the Public flag set to no (see below). Selecting the Server Template will enable a number of additional menu items will be enabled.
To make the selected Template public we will need to select the
"Register Server Template" button (highlighted below) and confirm
the change. Once the change has been confirmed you will notice
that the template is now Public and hence available to all
accounts and registered Users.
This entry was originally posted on the The Old Toxophilist Site.