Installing the oVirt engine

Lets first take a look at the minimum system requirements to install oVirt 3.5 Manager:

  • A dual core CPU
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 25 GB free space
  • 1 GiB NIC
  • Fedora 20

Now we will check the actual requirements for installing oVirt 3.5 Manager:

  • A quad core or better CPU
  • 16 GB of system RAM to start with, and an option to increase as per the need
  • 50 GB free space, ideally on LVM
  • 1 GiB NIC
  • Fedora 20

We assume that you already have a Fedora 20 server installed. If you need help to install Fedora 20, follow the instructions at https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/20/html/Installation_Guide/index.html

It is also important that you dedicate this server, exclusively, to an oVirt engine. This will make the installation less complicated and error free. ...

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