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Chapter 29. Managing guests with the Virtual Machine Manager (virt-manager)

29.1. The Add Connection window
29.2. The Virtual Machine Manager main window
29.3. The guest Overview tab
29.4. Virtual Machine graphical console
29.5. Starting virt-manager
29.6. Restoring a saved machine
29.7. Displaying guest details
29.8. Status monitoring
29.9. Displaying guest identifiers
29.10. Displaying a guest's status
29.11. Displaying virtual CPUs
29.12. Displaying CPU usage
29.13. Displaying memory usage
29.14. Managing a virtual network
29.15. Creating a virtual network
This section describes the Virtual Machine Manager (virt-manager) windows, dialog boxes, and various GUI controls.
virt-manager provides a graphical view of hypervisors and guest on your system and on remote machines. You can use virt-manager to define both para-virtualized and fully virtualized guests. virt-manager can perform virtualization management tasks, including:

29.1. The Add Connection window

This window appears first and prompts the user to choose a hypervisor session. Non-privileged users can initiate a read-only session. Root users can start a session with full blown read-write status. For normal use, select the QEMU option for KVM.
Virtual Machine Manager connection window
Figure 29.1. Virtual Machine Manager connection window