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Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.6

Administration Guide

Administration Tasks in Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Documentation Team

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Abstract

This book contains information and procedures relevant to Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization administrators.
1. Administering and Maintaining the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Environment
1.1. Global Configuration
I. Administering the Resources
2. Quality of Service
2.1. Storage Quality of Service
2.2. Virtual Machine Network Quality of Service
2.3. Host Network Quality of Service
2.4. CPU Quality of Service
3. Data Centers
3.1. Introduction to Data Centers
3.2. The Storage Pool Manager
3.3. SPM Priority
3.4. Using the Events Tab to Identify Problem Objects in Data Centers
3.5. Data Center Tasks
3.6. Data Centers and Storage Domains
3.7. Data Centers and Permissions
4. Clusters
4.1. Introduction to Clusters
4.2. Cluster Tasks
4.3. Clusters and Permissions
5. Logical Networks
5.1. Logical Network Tasks
5.2. Virtual Network Interface Cards
5.3. External Provider Networks
5.4. Logical Networks and Permissions
5.5. Hosts and Networking
6. Hosts
6.1. Introduction to Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hosts
6.2. Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor Hosts
6.3. Satellite Host Provider Hosts
6.4. Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hosts
6.5. Host Tasks
6.6. Host Resilience
6.7. Hosts and Permissions
7. Storage
7.1. Understanding Storage Domains
7.2. Preparing and Adding NFS Storage
7.3. Preparing and Adding Local Storage
7.4. Preparing and Adding POSIX Compliant File System Storage
7.5. Preparing and Adding Block Storage
7.6. Importing Existing Storage Domains
7.7. Storage Tasks
7.8. Storage and Permissions
8. Working with Red Hat Gluster Storage
8.1. Red Hat Gluster Storage Nodes
8.2. Using Red Hat Gluster Storage as a Storage Domain
8.3. Clusters and Gluster Hooks
9. Pools
9.1. Introduction to Virtual Machine Pools
9.2. Virtual Machine Pool Tasks
9.3. Pools and Permissions
9.4. Trusted Compute Pools
10. Virtual Machine Disks
10.1. Understanding Virtual Machine Storage
10.2. Understanding Virtual Disks
10.3. Settings to Wipe Virtual Disks After Deletion
10.4. Shareable Disks in Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization
10.5. Read Only Disks in Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization
10.6. Virtual Disk Tasks
10.7. Virtual Disks and Permissions
11. External Providers
11.1. Introduction to External Providers in Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization
11.2. Adding External Providers
11.3. Editing External Providers
11.4. Removing External Providers
II. Administering the Environment
12. Backups and Migration
12.1. Backing Up and Restoring the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager
12.2. Backing Up and Restoring Virtual Machines Using the Backup and Restore API
13. Errata Management with Red Hat Satellite
14. Users and Roles
14.1. Introduction to Users
14.2. Introduction to Directory Servers
14.3. Configuring an External LDAP Provider
14.4. Configuring LDAP and Kerberos for Single Sign-on
14.5. Migrating from the Legacy Provider to the New Extension-Based Provider
14.6. User Authorization
14.7. Administering User Tasks From the Administration Portal
14.8. Administering User Tasks From the Command Line
14.9. Configuring Additional Local Domains
15. Quotas and Service Level Agreement Policy
15.1. Introduction to Quota
15.2. Shared Quota and Individually Defined Quota
15.3. Quota Accounting
15.4. Enabling and Changing a Quota Mode in a Data Center
15.5. Creating a New Quota Policy
15.6. Explanation of Quota Threshold Settings
15.7. Assigning a Quota to an Object
15.8. Using Quota to Limit Resources by User
15.9. Editing Quotas
15.10. Removing Quotas
15.11. Service Level Agreement Policy Enforcement
16. Event Notifications
16.1. Configuring Event Notifications in the Administration Portal
16.2. Canceling Event Notifications in the Administration Portal
16.3. Parameters for Event Notifications in ovirt-engine-notifier.conf
16.4. Configuring the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager to Send SNMP Traps
17. Utilities
17.1. The oVirt Engine Rename Tool
17.2. The Domain Management Tool
17.3. The Engine Configuration Tool
17.4. The Image Uploader Tool
17.5. The USB Filter Editor
17.6. The Log Collector Tool
17.7. The ISO Uploader Tool
III. Gathering Information About the Environment
18. Log Files
18.1. Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager Installation Log Files
18.2. Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager Log Files
18.3. SPICE Log Files
18.4. Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Host Log Files
18.5. Setting Up a Virtualization Host Logging Server
19. Proxies
19.1. SPICE Proxy
19.2. Squid Proxy
19.3. Websocket Proxy
A. VDSM and Hooks
A.1. VDSM
A.2. VDSM Hooks
A.3. Extending VDSM with Hooks
A.4. Supported VDSM Events
A.5. The VDSM Hook Environment
A.6. The VDSM Hook Domain XML Object
A.7. Defining Custom Properties
A.8. Setting Virtual Machine Custom Properties
A.9. Evaluating Virtual Machine Custom Properties in a VDSM Hook
A.10. Using the VDSM Hooking Module
A.11. VDSM Hook Execution
A.12. VDSM Hook Return Codes
A.13. VDSM Hook Examples
B. Custom Network Properties
B.1. Explanation of bridge_opts Parameters
B.2. How to Set Up Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager to Use Ethtool
B.3. How to Set Up Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager to Use FCoE
C. Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization User Interface Plugins
C.1. Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization User Interface Plug-ins
C.2. Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization User Interface Plugin Lifecycle
C.3. User Interface Plugin-related Files and Their Locations
C.4. Example User Interface Plug-in Deployment
C.5. Installing the Red Hat Support Plug-in
C.6. Using Red Hat Support Plug-in
D. Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and SSL
D.1. Replacing the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager SSL Certificate
D.2. Setting Up SSL or TLS Connections between the Manager and an LDAP Server
E. Using Search, Bookmarks, and Tags
E.1. Searches
E.2. Bookmarks
E.3. Tags
F. Branding
F.1. Branding
G. System Accounts
G.1. System Accounts
H. Revision History