oVirt

1. About oVirt

oVirt is a virtualization management application. That means that you can use the oVirt management interface (the oVirt engine) to manage hardware nodes, storage and network resources, and to deploy and monitor virtual machines running in your data center.

If you are familiar with VMware products, it is conceptually similar to vSphere. oVirt serves as the bedrock for Red Hat's Enterprise Virtualization product, and is the "upstream" project where new features are developed in advance of their inclusion in that supported product offering.

To get started with oVirt, you can follow the upstream quick start guide.

The oVirt team is currently delivering RPM packages for CentOS 7 on ovirt.org site repositories.

2. oVirt and the CentOS Virtualization SIG

oVirt joined the CentOS Virtualization SIG with the following goals:

3. Testing oVirt within CentOS Virtualization SIG

oVirt packages for the hypervisor node have been built from the latest upstream stable versions with CBS and are available on CentOS mirrors.

On the host you'll use as hypervisor node enable the oVirt repositories:

For using the manager the suggested path is to install the ovirt-hosted-engine-setup tool and deploy it using the ovirt-engine OVA provided by oVirt upstream:

Then follow the Hosted Engine How-To.

4. Updated Documentation

Please refer to the oVirt documentation:

Or to Red Hat Virtualization documentation:

HowTos/oVirt (last edited 2016-09-13 11:35:39 by SandroBonazzola)