Virt Tools are open source virtualization management tools for Linux system administrators.
This site provides tutorials, videos, documentation, online help and roadmaps to help you get started with and understand the tools.
This site is an umbrella site covering many different virt projects. Those sites also contain documentation and tutorials, and we link to the best pages from here.
This site is open source. You can clone the sources from this git repository (in the website subdirectory). We welcome contributions. Please contact us through the mailing list.
|augeas|| Library and tools for Linux configuration
file editing from scripts. Tools include
|guest filesystem browser||A graphical filesystem browser for virtual machines. Uses libguestfs and libvirt.|
|hivex|| Library and tools for Windows Registry
hive file) editing. This functionality is exposed through libguestfs, allowing you to make changes to the Registry in your Windows guests.
|libguestfs|| Library and tools for editing disk images
and files within virtual machines. Tools include:
|libvirt|| Libvirt is a comprehensive API
and set of tools for managing
virtual machines across many supported hypervisors including
KVM, Xen, VirtualBox, VMware and more. Many of the virt tools
use libvirt for virtual machine management. Libvirt tools include
|netcf|| Library and tools for network configuration.
|virt-image||Virt-image is a portable format for interchange of virtual machines, and a command line tool for handling that format.|
|virt-install||Virt-install is a command line tool for installing new virtual machines. It is also used as part of virt-manager.|
|virt-manager||Virt-manager is a graphical tool for creating and managing virtual machines. It offers simple, rapid management when you don't need the scalability and complexity of larger more advanced programs.|
|virt-p2v||Virt-p2v is a live CD that you can use to convert a physical machine into a virtual machine.|
|virt-top|| Virt-top is a monitoring program, like
|virt-v2v||Virt-v2v allows you to convert virtual machines from Xen and VMware over to KVM.|
|virt-viewer||Virt-viewer is a console viewer for virtual machines. It is also used as part of virt-manager.|
|virt-what||Virt-what is a set of shell scripts that you can use to detect if your program is running inside a virtual machine.|
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