Automating deployment and activation of virtual appliances for IBM AIX and Power Systems
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Date archived: January 3, 2017 | First published: April 29, 2009
Server virtualization enables you to rapidly provision new environments by using libraries of virtual image templates, or virtual appliances. Automated provisioning requires the management of operating system, network, and application-specific customization. This article provides a sample framework for automating virtual image deployment and activation on Power Systems™, with a downloadable example that demonstrates how to provision a virtual appliance made up of IBM® WebSphere® Application Server V7.0 running on AIX® V5.3.
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