17.7. The ISO Uploader Tool
17.7.1. The ISO Uploader Tool
engine-iso-uploader. You must log in as the
rootuser and provide the administration credentials for the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization environment to use this command. The
engine-iso-uploadercommand displays usage information, including a list of all valid options for the
17.7.2. Syntax for the engine-iso-uploader Command
listaction lists the ISO storage domains to which ISO files can be uploaded. The Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager creates this list on the machine on which the Manager is installed during the installation process.
uploadaction uploads a single ISO file or multiple ISO files separated by spaces to the specified ISO storage domain. NFS is used by default, but SSH is also available.
- Displays the version of the ISO uploader command.
- Displays information on how to use the ISO uploader command.
- Sets [PATH] as the configuration file the command will to use. The default is
- Sets [PATH] as the specific file name the command will use to write log output. The default is
- Sets [PATH] as the certificate for validating the engine. The default is
- Specifies that no attempt will be made to verify the engine.
- Specifies that SSL will not be used to connect to the engine.
- Sets quiet mode, reducing console output to a minimum.
- Sets verbose mode, providing more console output.
- Force mode is necessary when the source file being uploaded has the same file name as an existing file in the destination ISO domain. This option forces the existing file to be overwritten.
Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager Options
- Specifies the user whose credentials will be used to execute the command. The [USER] is specified in the format [username]@[domain]. The user must exist in the specified domain and be known to the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager.
- Specifies the IP address or fully qualified domain name of the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager from which the images will be uploaded. It is assumed that the image uploader is being run from the same machine on which the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager is installed. The default value is
ISO Storage Domain Options
-ioption or the
- Sets the storage domain [ISODOMAIN] as the destination for uploads.
- Sets the NFS path [NFSSERVER] as the destination for uploads.
- Sets [USER] as the SSH user name to use for the upload. The default is
- Sets [PORT] as the port to use when connecting to SSH.
- Sets [KEYFILE] as the public key to use for SSH authentication. You will be prompted to enter the password of the user specified with
--ssh-user=[USER]if no key is set.
17.7.3. Specifying an NFS Server
Example 17.10. Uploading to an NFS Server
engine-iso-uploader --nfs-server=storage.demo.redhat.com:/iso/path upload RHEL6.0.iso
17.7.4. Basic ISO Uploader Usage
admin@internaluser is used because no user was specified in the command. The second command uploads an ISO file over NFS to the specified ISO domain.
Example 17.11. List Domains and Upload Image
engine-iso-uploader listPlease provide the REST API password for the admin@internal oVirt Engine user (CTRL+D to abort): ISO Storage Domain Name | Datacenter | ISO Domain Status ISODomain | Default | active
engine-iso-uploader --iso-domain=[ISODomain] upload [RHEL6.iso]Please provide the REST API password for the admin@internal oVirt Engine user (CTRL+D to abort):
17.7.5. Uploading the VirtIO and Guest Tool Image Files to an ISO Storage Domain
rhev-tools-setup.isoimage files to the
Example 17.12. Uploading the VirtIO and Guest Tool Image Files
17.7.6. VirtIO and Guest Tool Image Files
engine-iso-uploadercommand to upload these images to your ISO storage domain. Once uploaded, the image files can be attached to and used by virtual machines.