Introduction

Vagrant is a tool to manage virtual machine-based development environments. Vagrant Boxes are pre-built base images that can be imported into Vagrant as a starting point. Read more about Vagrant here. On this page Oracle publishes Vagrant boxes based on Oracle Linux.

Using Oracle Linux Vagrant boxes

Prerequisites

You will need the following software installed on your machine. Check the minimum required versions in the Vagrant Box description.

Available Boxes

These boxes are configired as follows:

Box Kernel URL Size (MB) Last Updated SHA256 Checksum
Oracle Linux 7.5 4.14.35-1818.0.9.el7uek.x86_64 https://yum.oracle.com/boxes/oraclelinux/ol75/ol75.box 432 12-JUL-2018
efb5554701e3ccb7c568c4d95faa4c29fd82ab8cbfe170864e01a9fa7ef67672
Oracle Linux 6.10 4.1.12-124.16.4.el6uek.x86_64 https://yum.oracle.com/boxes/oraclelinux/ol610/ol610.box 316 12-JUL-2018
e5bc041358418abe276837144644798d0c7a723130680c2be266bc8bd882655b

Adding, downloading and starting the Oracle Linux Vagrant Box

Create a working directory for your development project and from within that directory, issue the following commands, substituting <name> and <url> as appropriate.

$ vagrant box add --name <name> <url>
$ vagrant init <name>
$ vagrant up
$ vagrant ssh

For example:

$ vagrant box add --name ol75 https://yum.oracle.com/boxes/oraclelinux/ol75/ol75.box
$ vagrant init ol75
$ vagrant up
$ vagrant ssh

To verify the checksum of the downloaded box:

$ vagrant box add --name ol75 --checksum efb5554701e3ccb7c568c4d95faa4c29fd82ab8cbfe170864e01a9fa7ef67672 \
--checksum-type sha256 https://yum.oracle.com/boxes/oraclelinux/ol75/ol75.box

Durable Locations for Latest Oracle Linux 6 and Oracle Linux 7 Vagrant Boxes

The latest release of each Oracle Linux Vagrant Box is always available here:

Sample Vagrantfiles with Oracle products on GitHub

Example Vagrantfiles that provision Oracle products including Oracle Database 12c are available on github.com/oracle

Where can I get help with these Vagrant boxes?

These Vagrant Boxes are provided as is, free of charge and without support from Oracle. Peer support is available in the Oracle Linux space on the Oracle Developer Community.

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