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Occasional Contributor

What is the OS of Oneview Appliance

Does OVA run any OS? Does anyone know what is the OS of the Oneview Appliance?

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HPE Pro

Re: What is the OS of Oneview Appliance

As HPE OneView is an appliance, we do not advertise the OS. Customers have no control over the OS or internals.

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Occasional Contributor

Re: What is the OS of Oneview Appliance

Yes understand that. But customer wish to know. Is it Linux? If yes, what is the flavour?

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Advisor

Re: What is the OS of Oneview Appliance

Appliance is linux based - as i remember it's HP build of CentOS/RHEL.

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HPE Pro

Re: What is the OS of Oneview Appliance

It is an HPE customized and secured Linux varient; specifically CentOS.  Customers have no control over the OS or the internals of the applinace, so I'd like to understand why your customer is asking?


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Re: What is the OS of Oneview Appliance

>:I'd like to understand why your customer is asking?

 

Perhaps a security scanner is making assumptions based on what it thinks is the OS version?

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Re: What is the OS of Oneview Appliance

I think the question is perfectly valid.

In my case I wish to know so that I am able to select the correct version of Linux for my SCVMM implimentation.

The OVA I have is a hyper-v VM and in SCVMM you should indicate the base os for correct installation of "Virtual Guest Services".

 

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Advisor

Re: What is the OS of Oneview Appliance

Same here 

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HPE Pro

Re: What is the OS of Oneview Appliance

The Hyper-V appliance already has the Linux Integration Services installed.  The appliance is not manageable by customers.  You can select RHEL or CentOS as the OS type for MSSC-VMM. But, you really should be importing the appliance VM, which would help define that for you already.


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Advisor

Re: What is the OS of Oneview Appliance

Thank you for you quick response.

I have 2 instances of the appliance running on my HyperV cluster manage with SCVMM. (one for acceptance, and one for production, in different VLANs).

Not only I don't see the Operating System, but I don't see the IP Address neither. (VM additions are deteced). Would you know how I can have SCVMM be aware of the IP ? Which Version of CentOS shhould I select ? 5 64bit, 6 64bit, 7 64bit, 7.3 64bit, 5 32bit, 6 32bit ?)