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Thursday, January 20, 2011

RHEV Manager 2.2 Installation Prerequisite

RHEV Manager 2.2 Installation Prerequisite

 If you are new to RHEV Please read my older post under RHEV to get detailed information about RHEV . Also Prerequisite for RHEV2.2 is not much differed as compared to RHEV 2.1  . So am covering only the requirements that is mandatory for RHEV 2.2 .

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager & Hypervisor  Hardware  requirements

Hardware requirements for both RHEV2.1 and version 2.2 are same so you can please refer my below Link for more information. Also its advisable to read this below link to get more infromation that is common to both the version before proceeding further .

RHEV Manager 2.2 Software Prerequisite

Install Windows Server 2008 (R2) with a valid Product Key . I advise you to select Enterprise Full Installation.

Once you installed you can either Join the server to existing Domain controller or else you can install a Active Directory on the same server as per your infrastructure needs . Please refer the below Url for more information

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager 2.2 executable ,RHEV-toolsSetup, virtio-drivers.vfd (downloaded from the Red Hat Network),

The following  are the Mandatory Windows components required before installing the RHEV Manager.

Install .NET Framework 3.5.1

Verify that .NET Framework 3.5.1 is installed by going to Start > Control Panel > Turn Windows features on or off

If it is not installed it can be installed by adding the Application Server role in Server Manager.

Internet Information Services (IIS)
Most of the time if you install the Application Server Role IIS will get installed as dependency if no it can be  Installed by adding the Web Server (IIS) role in Server Manager
 Install Windows PowerShell 2.0

Verify PowerShell is installed successfully by going to Start > All Programs > Accessories > Windows PowerShell.

Finally do a windows update to update update your system with all the avialable updates.

Recommended utilities for transferring files between RHEV Manager and RHEV Hypervisor:

 WinSCP: open source Secure Copy (SCP) client for Windows.  
 PuTTY: open source Secure Shell (SSH) client for Windows and Unix platforms. 

RedHat Enterprise Hypervisor Software Requirements

 One or more physical servers to act as the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager Hypervisors or Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hosts, each with:

The RHEV-Hypervisor 5.5-2.2 ISO (downloaded from the Red Hat Network) or A Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5 or later AMD64/Intel 64 system.
For more information on Hypervisor and storage requirements please refer the below URL.


Beta said...

I have just installed RHEV Manager, thanks this guide on RHEV Manager.

khizer said...

hi paps, thanks for the guide, saved my day! Nice blog :)