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Virtualization Getting Started Guide

Virtualization Documentation

Edition 01

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The Fedora Virtualization Getting Started Guide describes the basics of virtualization and the virtualization products and technologies that are available with Fedora.

1. Document Conventions
1.1. Typographic Conventions
1.2. Pull-quote Conventions
1.3. Notes and Warnings
2. We Need Feedback!
1. Introduction
1.1. Who should read this guide?
1.2. Virtualization in Fedora Linux
1.3. Virtualization resources
2. What is Virtualization?
2.1. How Does Virtualization work?
2.2. Virtualization Methods
2.3. Virtualization Considerations
2.4. Performance
2.5. Flexibility
2.6. Disaster Recovery
3. Introduction to Fedora virtualization products
3.1. KVM in Fedora
3.2. libvirt and libvirt tools
3.3. Boxes
4. Introduction to Boxes
4.1. Features of Boxes
4.2. How do I create a virtual machine in Boxes?
4.3. How do I connect to other computers in Boxes?
4.4. How do I change the settings of a machine in boxes?
4.5. How do I delete a box?
4.6. Boxes Tips and Tricks
4.7. Advanced Commands in Boxes
5. Creating and Managing Guests with Virt-Manager
5.1. System Requirements
5.2. Installing Virtualization package groups
5.3. Network Support
5.4. Creating guests with virt-manager
A. Advanced Virtualization Concepts
A.1. Virtualized hardware devices
A.1.1. Virtualized and emulated devices
A.1.2. Storage volumes
A.1.3. Para-virtualized devices
A.1.4. Physical host devices
A.1.5. CPU models
A.1.6. Storage
A.2. guestfish
A.3. Other useful tools
B. Revision History