04. VM template creation in oVirt

The idea is to create a kind of minimal image that can be used later in automated VM provisioning as a basic OS instalation.

The cockpit-based interface of oVirt engine GUI is pretty intuitive. The process of VM creation and installation is described quite well in the Internet. Here is an example of such a tutorial with Windows 10 as a guest, but it can be easily replaced with Linux or other supported guest OS.

Below I will leave some screens which reflect attributes of our basic template.

  • General VM attributes:

  • System resources:

  • High availability options ( Pay attention on "Resume behaviour" and "VM Lease" option - it's recommended to take a look at the docs ):

  • VM boot options:

  • VM disk storage: