How to Create VM snapshot on KVM

This short guide on How to Create VM snapshot on KVM aims at helping you use KVM virsh commands to take a snapshot of a VM. I'll also include steps for restoring to an...

Install KVM on CentOS 7 / Ubuntu 16.04 / Debian 9 / SLES...

This guide will cover full installation of KVM hypervisor and its management tools on CentOS 7, Ubuntu 16.04, Debian 9, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 and Arch Linux. This list of...
configure KVM networking

How to mount VM virtual disk on KVM hypervisor

I've been managing a number of Virtual Machines on Vanilla KVM hypervisor for a while now. Suppose you have a VM that you want to mount its virtual disk on the...
adding images to openstack glance

Adding images to Openstack Glance

In this tutorial we're going to look at how to start adding images to Openstack Glance image service. I assume you already have a running Openstack setup, and glance service runs...
Extend root filesystem using LVM

Extend root filesystem using LVM (Linux)

Extend root filesystem using LVM on Linux. This will cover both ext4 and xfs filesystem root partition extending.  It will start by creating a new partition and then partitioning it and...
zenoss

Running Zenoss on iSCSI and LVM remote Storage

Zenoss is the leading provider of hybrid IT monitoring, infrastructure monitoring and analytics software for physical, virtual and cloud-based IT infrastructures. In this blog post, I’m going to guide you through...
virsh commands cheatsheet

virsh commands cheatsheet to manage KVM guest virtual machines

This is a comprehensive virsh commands cheatsheet: Virsh is a management user interface for virsh guest domains. Virsh can be used to create, pause, restart, and shutdown domains. In addition, virsh...
Firewalld on RHEL7

Getting Started With Firewalld on RHEL7 and CentOS 7

Firewalld on RHEL7: I’m a person who is nuts about security. Seeing multiple layers of security being circumvented on a network is just against the reasons I’m security-centric all times. Some...
Kickstart on KVM

RHEL and CentOS Kickstart on KVM Automated Installation With virt-install

Hello all. This is my first tutorial on KVM Virtualization prepared as a reference and to help you automate boring GUI-based installation questions. We're using Kickstart on KVM to deploy VMs....
configure KVM networking

Configure KVM Networking With virsh, nmcli and brctl in Linux

There are many choices for network configurations in the KVM host. In this post, I’ll guide you through two main choices to configure KVM networking. We’ll consider internal networking and external...