Archives: virtualization

TripleO VM Setup

I just got done publishing this on the RDO wiki: http://openstack.redhat.com/TripleO_VM_Setup It’s a set of steps to help people get setup for TripleO, which is the OpenStack deployment program. It uses 3 vm’s for the setup. One for your undercloud, and 2 that simulate baremetal nodes for provisioning of the overcloud. The steps are CLI • Read More »


Consistent IP’s and hostnames from a libvirt defined network

I’ve noticed that when saving and restoring vm’s from either virsh or virt-manager, that often the IP address of the virtual machine changes.  This can be annoying as you have to employ different methods of figuring out what the new IP of the vm actually is (login to the console, access the display, use the • Read More »


Spice display bash function

I’ve found myself using virsh more and more to manage my libvirt based virtual machines, as working from a CLI based shell is easier for me.  virt-manager is nice, but not all of the libvirt features are exposed in its GUI for vm management.    However, I didn’t see a virsh command for launching a running • Read More »