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Oracle VM Implementation and Administration Guide by Edward Whalen

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17

Creating Virtual Machines Manually

Creating a virtual machine manually involves installing the OS from scratch. This method is more time consuming than creating a virtual machine from a template but gives you more control over what and how the OS is installed. Depending on the type of virtual machine server hardware, there are different possibilities for installing a new virtual machine.

The three main options for creating a virtual machine are templates, installation media, and PXE boot. The previous chapter covered installing a virtual machine using a template. This chapter will cover installing a virtual machine using installation ...

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