How to Create an Existing ISO image in OpenNebula ?

  • To install the operating system in Disk image, an existing ISO image is used.
  • Step 1: Start OpenNebula.

    i) Login as the oneadmin user in Terminal.
    Type the following command.
    <one start>

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(ii) Start the OpenNebula SunStone.

Type the following command.

<service opennebula-sunstone start>

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  • Step 2: Login OpenNebula Sunstone.

    Go to http://localhost:9869.
    Log into OpenNebula Sunstone.

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Password-xxxxxxxxx and click on “Login” button.

OpenNebula Dashboard screen will be displayed.

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  • Step 3: Create an Existing ISO Image.
  • In OpenNebula Dashboard, click the “Images” under the “Storage” Tab which is appeared in the Left side menu.
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  • Click the “+” button to add a new image.
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  • Set the ISO image parameters as per the following specifications: 

    Name = "image
    name"Type = ”Readonly CD-ROM”

    Set Image Location to “Upload”
    Click “Browse” button and select the image from local PC

  • Advanced Options. 

    BUS = Parallel ATA (IDE)
    Image Mapping driver=qcow2

  • Click “Create” button.
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  • Now image is created using existing ISO file in OpenNebula..