Chapter 11. Starting Your First Virtual Machine in oVirt

In Chapter 10, Installing and Configuring the Virtual Datacenter Using oVirt, you learned the architecture of oVirt and installed the oVirt engine and an oVirt node. In this chapter, you will learn how to initiate an oVirt data center in order to start your first virtual machine. This initialization process will walk you through the following topics:

  • Creating a data center
  • Adding a host to a data center
  • Adding storage domains and its backend
  • Configuring networking

Getting acquainted with oVirt data center and cluster

An oVirt data center is like a physical data center. It has multiple servers and various storage and network options. Every oVirt data center needs a cluster, a data storage domain, ...

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