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Bug 984747

Summary: Install guide for RHEV-M should recommend starting with a base RHEL install
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager Reporter: Brandon Williams <brwillia>
Component: DocumentationAssignee: Andrew Dahms <adahms>
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE QA Contact: ecs-bugs
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Priority: unspecified    
Version: 3.2.0CC: acathrow, alyoung, brwillia, chetan, gklein, iheim, jbiddle, lpeer, yeylon, zdover
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Target Release: 3.3.0   
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OS: Linux   
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Description Brandon Williams 2013-07-15 17:11:19 EDT
Description of problem:

Documentation does not explicitly state to use a base RHEL install before attempting to install RHEV-M. If the customer adds additional packages (e.g. httpd) during the RHEL install, it causes dependancy issues after adding the RHEV channel(s) and running `yum update`

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install RHEL and include httpd packages for installation
2. Attempt to install RHEV-M using the install guide

Actual results:
Dependancy check error after adding RHEV channels and running `yum update`

Expected results:
Successful update before continuing on with RHEV-M installation.
Comment 1 Cheryn Tan 2013-07-28 20:08:23 EDT
Add a note to the following section to use base RHEL install, and do not select additional packages. 

https://access.redhat.com/site/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Virtualization/3.2/html-single/Installation_Guide/index.html#Red_Hat_Enterprise_Virtualization_Operating_System_Requirements
Comment 2 Andrew Dahms 2013-12-11 01:43:21 EST
Documentation Link
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http://documentation-devel.engineering.redhat.com/docs/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Virtualization/3.3/html-single/Installation_Guide/index.html#Red_Hat_Enterprise_Virtualization_Operating_System_Requirements

What Changed
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An 'important' box was added to the following topic to outline the need for installing RHEVM on a base installation of RHEL:

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Operating System Requirements [ 7847-567841 ]

The text added is:

"Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager must be installed on a base installation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Do not install any additional packages after the base installation, as they may cause dependency issues when attempting to install the packages required by the Manager."

NVR
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Red_Hat_Enterprise_Virtualization-Installation_Guide-3.3-en-US-3.3-25

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