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Hyper Vm installation

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HyperVM is a web based application that will allow you to create and manage different Virtual Machines each with each vps having its own Operating System. HyperVM also allows you to run multiple HyperVM servers linked together providing a tree of host servers.

HyperVM advanced features allow you to manage your vps hosting from a single console. HyperVm has been optimized for allowing you to have HyperVM clustered servers from anywhere in the world. These are some of HyperVM features:

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* “Full Distribution.”
* “Manage your entire data center.”
* “HyperVM is successfully used by our clients to manage 1000s of vpses on 100s of servers.”
* “Support for Windows Virtualization.”
* “HyperVM allows efficient windows virtualization with advanced features like backup/restore built in.”
* “Support for multiple virtualization technologies.”
* “Live Migrate”

This install of HyperVM is for Fedora Core servers, and this install was done on Fecora Core 6. This will use the XEN  kernel, memory will be set at a dedicated limit. The limit will allow customers programs to run slower when they reach their limit unlike Openvnz their programs will normally crash. HyperVM will also require you to reboot after changes to the vps like memory or hard drive space. Openvnz will do these changes instantly.

* Downloading HyperVM


* Getting Ready for Install

1. disable selinux (edit /etc/sysconfig/selinux <– change to [SELINUX=disabled])
2. setenforce 0
3. chkconfig libvirtd off
4. reboot

* Installing HyperVM

1. cd DIROFHyperVM/
2. sh ./ –virtualization-type=xen

If this errors during install just rerun the command and if HyperVM is already install just type yes

* Once server is booted

1. ssh into the server
2. ssh back into server cd /usr/local/lxlabs/hypervm/httpdocs/
3. Type in command prompt: lphp.exe ../bin/common/setdriver.php –server=localhost –class=vps –driver=xen
4. This can take a few minute’s to become enabled sometimes we have had issues and use service xend restart
5. In web browser to http://IP:8887 or http://IP:8888 of the host computers IPLogin is admin password is also admin change once inside
6. Once you have logged in as admin add the extra IP address on the servers to HyperVM IP POOL list
7. Go the VM tab
8. Click ADD XEN
9. Set the name vm name
10. Password
11. Number of IPs allowed to use
12. Hostname of the server
13. Gateway IP of the HOST network
14. IF you have multiple VMServers you can now select from which gateway the IP class is on
15. If you only have one leave localhost
16. Select OS
17. Click ADD
18. Select Disk quota
19. Number of backups allowed of the vps
20. Skip the next 3 they are for Openvz
21. Set VPS real memory allowed from Hosting server example: 128 256 512 all are in mb
22. CPU usage allowed from host computer in percent example of on core host: 10 20 25
23. With Single Core host you are allowed 100% if you have Dual or Quad core you are allowed 200%-400%
24. Traffic monthly in mb <— TRAFFICinGB x 1024
25. Number of IP address allowed to use
26. Check or uncheck if you allow backup schedule or backups allowed
27. Click add
28. Hypervm VPS will be installed


Written by praji

November 6, 2008 at 7:10 am

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