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Chapter 27. Virtualization tools

The following is a list of tools for virtualization administration, debugging and networking.
System Administration Tools
  • vmstat
  • iostat
  • lsof
  • qemu-img
Advanced Debugging Tools
  • systemTap
  • crash
  • sysrq
  • sysrq t
  • sysrq w
  • sysrq c
Networking
brtcl
  • # brctl show
    bridge name	bridge id		STP enabled	interfaces
    pan0		8000.000000000000	no		
    virbr0		8000.000000000000	yes
    
    
  • # brctl showmacs virbr0
    port no	mac addr		is local?	ageing timer
    
    
  • # brctl showstp virbr0 
    virbr0
     bridge id		8000.000000000000
     designated root	8000.000000000000
     root port		   0			path cost		   0
     max age		  19.99			bridge max age		  19.99
     hello time		   1.99			bridge hello time	   1.99
     forward delay		   0.00			bridge forward delay	   0.00
     ageing time		 299.95
     hello timer		   1.39			tcn timer		   0.00
     topology change timer	   0.00			gc timer		   0.39
    
    
  • ifconfig
  • tcpdump
KVM tools
  • ps
  • pstree
  • top
  • kvmtrace
  • kvm_stat