Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.6

Self-Hosted Engine Guide

Installing and Maintaining the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Self-Hosted Engine

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Documentation Team

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Abstract

A comprehensive guide to the self-hosted engine.
1. Introduction
1.1. Installation Options
2. Deploying Self-Hosted Engine on Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor
2.1. Installing Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor
2.2. Configuring Self-Hosted Engine on Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor
2.3. Administering the Manager Virtual Machine
3. Deploying Self-Hosted Engine on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Host
3.1. Subscribing to the Required Entitlements
3.2. Installing the Self-Hosted Engine Packages
3.3. Configuring a RHEL-Based Self-Hosted Engine
3.4. Administering the Manager Virtual Machine
4. Troubleshooting a Self-Hosted Engine Deployment
4.1. Troubleshooting the Manager Virtual Machine
4.2. Cleaning Up a Failed Self-hosted Engine Deployment
5. Migrating from Bare Metal to a RHEL-Based Self-Hosted Environment
5.1. Migrating to a Self-Hosted Environment
5.2. Migrating to a Self-Hosted Environment using the RHEV-M Virtual Appliance
6. Maintenance and Upgrading Resources
6.1. Maintaining the Self-Hosted Engine
6.2. Upgrading a Self-Hosted Engine Environment
6.3. Upgrading Additional Hosts in a RHEL-Based Self-Hosted Environment
6.4. Removing a Host from a Self-Hosted Engine Environment
7. Backing up and Restoring a RHEL-Based Self-Hosted Environment
7.1. Backing up the Self-Hosted Engine Manager Virtual Machine
7.2. Restoring the Self-Hosted Engine Environment
7.2.1. Creating a New Self-Hosted Engine Environment to be Used as the Restored Environment
7.2.2. Restoring the Self-Hosted Engine Manager
7.2.3. Restoring the Self-Hosted Engine Manager Manually
7.2.4. Removing Non-Operational Hosts from a Restored Self-Hosted Engine Environment
7.3. Installing Additional Hosts to a Restored Self-Hosted Engine Environment
8. Installing Additional Hosts to a Self-Hosted Environment
9. Migrating Databases
9.1. Migrating the Self-Hosted Engine Database to a Remote Server Database
9.2. Migrating Data Warehouse and Reports to Separate Machines
9.3. Migrating the Data Warehouse Database to a Separate Machine
9.4. Migrating the Data Warehouse Service to a Separate Machine
9.5. Migrating the Reports Service to a Separate Machine
10. Data Warehouse and Reports
10.1. Overview of Configuring Data Warehouse and Reports
10.2. Data Warehouse and Reports Configuration Notes
10.3. Data Warehouse and Reports Installation Options
10.3.1. Installing and Configuring Data Warehouse and Reports on the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager
10.3.2. Installing and Configuring Data Warehouse and Reports on the Same Separate Machine
10.3.3. Installing and Configuring Data Warehouse and Reports on Separate Machines
10.3.4. Installing and Configuring Data Warehouse on the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager and Reports on a Separate Machine
10.3.5. Installing and Configuring Data Warehouse on a Separate Machine and Reports on the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager
A. Manually Installing the Manager Operating System
B. Revision History