In this section, we cover discussion of Fedora virtualization technologies on the @et-mgmnt-tools-list, @fedora-xen-list, and @libvirt-list lists.
Contributing Writer: Dale Bewley
Enterprise Management Tools List
This section contains the discussion happening on the et-mgmt-tools list
Fedora Virtualization List
This section contains the discussion happening on the fedora-virt list.
Adding a VM to Virtual Machine Manager
Dennis J. asked
"How do I add a custom-built vm to
This is a two step process with a few ways to accomplish them.
- Create an XML representation of the guest, or domain, configuration.
- Import this definition into
virsh define guest.xml
tool was suggested and worked for Dennis.
There is also a perl script that can be used to create an XML definition from the set of
qemu-kvm command line arguments used to create the guest. There is a public API in
libvirt for converting back and forth between the native hypervisor configurations and XML representations.
virt-install added an
--import option which allows creating a guest from an existing disk image, bypassing any OS install phase.
Fedora Xen List
This section contains the discussion happening on the fedora-xen list.
This section contains the discussion happening on the libvir-list.
VNC Authorization per Guest
Daniel Berrange said "there is no way to specify authorization data on a per-VM basis. So if you authenticate successfully you have access."