• Create and Export Full oVirt VM Backups to NFS Storage Domain

    Create and Export Full oVirt VM Backups to NFS Storage Domain. Now that I had my first virtual machine up and running and before moving on by configuring all the cool stuff that I had in mind, I needed to find a way to create daily virtual machine backups and...


  • Configure oVirt Engine on CentOS 7 - Part Two

    Create your first Virtual Machine and Save it as a Template. In the First Part of this tutorial, we documented in detail everything needed to setup our oVirt Infrastructure which is ready to host new virtual machines. I suppose that you had enought time to familiarize yourself with the oVirt...


  • Configure oVirt Engine on CentOS 7 - Part One

    Create a basic Cluster/Host and Configure a Storage Data and ISO Domain. In my previous post I gave a general overview of my oVirt setup that followed the official installation guidelines and default suggested values. So it’s time to provide a more detailed configuration on how to prepare everything, from...


  • Replace oVirt Engine SSL/TLS Certificate with a third-party CA certificate

    Homelab - Replace oVirt Engine SSL/TLS Certificate with a third-party CA certificate As promised in my previous post, now that we had our own CA and self-signed wildcard certificate it was time to get rid of the uggly https security warning by configuring oVirt Engine to use the newly issued...


  • Create your own local SSL Certificate Authority

    Homelab - Create your own local SSL Certificate Authority Now that I had my own Ovirt infrastructure and local DNS (DNSSEC enabled in case you forgot) server I was finally able to get rid of the host file maintaining pain and start accessing different URLs just by adding them in...