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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>

    Create an Existing ISO image in OpenNebula

(ii) Start the OpenNebula SunStone.

Type the following command.

<service opennebula-sunstone start>

Login as the oneadmin user
  • Step 2: Login OpenNebula Sunstone.

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

    Login OpenNebula Sunstone


Password-xxxxxxxxx and click on “Login” button.

OpenNebula Dashboard screen will be displayed.

OpenNebula Dashboard screen
  • 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.
Create an Existing ISO Image
  • Click the “+” button to add a new image.
add a new image
  • 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.
Set the ISO image parameters