You can install Novell Open Enterprise Server (OES) 2 SP3 as a Xen VM host server.
When you reach the Installation Mode page, select the Section 3.3, Specifying the Add-On Product Installation Information.option and complete the instructions in
When you reach the Installation Settings page, click theheading.
Of the services listed in thecategory, only the following are supported on a Xen VM host server:
Novell Linux User Management (LUM)
Novell Storage Management Services (SMS)
Novell Cluster Services (NCS)
You can select any of these services that you want to be available on the host server, or you can leave all of the services deselected. In either case, the server will be configured as an OES server.
If you selected any of the supported OES services, Novell Remote Manager (NRM) is also selected. Click the green check mark by NRM to change it to a red symbol and prevent NRM from being installed. NRM is not a supported OES service on a Xen VM host server.
In thecategory, select .
Because you want the host server optimized to manage your virtual machines, do not choose any additional primary functions. Other services should be installed on an OES or SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 10 VM guest server or physical server.
On the Configured LDAP Servers page, specify the tree name, admin name, and password for the eDirectory tree into which you are installing the host server.
IMPORTANT:If you didn’t select any OES services, the Novell Open Enterprise Server Configuration page appears instead. In that case, the Configured LDAP Servers page is accessible via thelink.
Clickand specify the IP address of a server in the tree that has eDirectory installed on it, then click .
On the Novell Open Enterprise Server Configuration page, click.
When you reach the User Authentication Method page, do not change the Authentication Method.
On the New Local User page, do not create a local user.
After the server boots, make sure the GRUB boot loader is set to run the Xen kernel:
On the desktop, click> .
In YaST, click> .
Make sure there is a check mark by thelabel. If a different option is marked, select and click the button.
Close YaST and restart the server.
The server is now prepared to function as a Xen VM host server.