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General project documentation

Books


Configuration Management

  • Puppet-virt - Puppet Module for Virtualization Management


Conversion


Guest Management

Concepts

  • Guest (VM) Lifecycle : Read This First - Introduces the concepts used with guests / virtual machines. Includes things like persistent vs transient domains, creating, starting, stopping domains, saving, restoring, snapshots, and secure wiping of disk images.

CGroups

CPU

KVM / QEMU

Guest device Configuration

Virtio

libguestfs / guestfish


Networking

Concepts

  • Virtual Networking : Read This First - Introduces the concepts and ideas used in libvirts' networking for guests

Detailed networking pieces


Perl

  • Sys-Virt - Daniel Berrange's perl module for managing guests


Provisioning

Cobbler

Foreman

  • Foreman - Automatic provisioning with Foreman and libvirt

Remote Management

CIM

QPID


Security

Host Security

SSH

Transport Layer Security (TLS)


Storage

iSCSI

QCow2 disk encryption

Disk and Memory Snapshots

Third Party Libvirt Applications


Other

Images

The images in this wiki, along with their Inkscape SVG source, are on this page in one place in case you'd like to use or modify them for your own project:

Debug logs

In case you want to turn on debuging in libvirt follow:

Getting started with the Wiki

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