Oracle is pleased to announce updated Oracle Linux Templates for Oracle Linux KVM and Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager.
Oracle Linux Templates for Oracle Linux KVM provide an innovative approach to deploying a fully configured software stack by offering pre-installed and pre-configured software images. Use of Oracle Linux Templates eliminates the installation and configuration costs, and reduces the ongoing maintenance costs helping organizations achieve faster time to market and lower cost of operations.
New templates include:
New Oracle Linux Templates for Oracle Linux KVM and Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager supply powerful automation. These templates are built on cloud-init, the same technology used today on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and includes improvements and regression fixes.
Downloading Oracle Linux Templates for Oracle Linux KVM
Oracle Linux Templates for Oracle Linux KVM are available on yum.oracle.com website on "Oracle Linux Virtual Machine" Download section.
The Oracle Linux 7 Template for Oracle Linux KVM allows you to configure different options on the first boot for your Virtual Machine; cloud-init options configured on the Oracle Linux 7 Template are:
These options can be easily managed by the "Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager" web interface by editing the Virtual Machine and enabling the "Cloud-Init/Sysprep" option:
Further details on how to import and use the Oracle Linux 7 Template for Oracle Linux KVM are available in this technical article on Simon Coter's Oracle Blog.
Support for Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager is available to customers with an Oracle Linux Premier Support subscription. Refer to the Oracle Unbreakable Linux Network for additional resources on Oracle Linux support.