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Getting Started with oVirt 3.3 by Alexey Lesovsky

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Chapter 4. Managing Virtual Machines

Now that we know how to configure the oVirt environment, we can move on to the configuration and startup of virtual machines. A virtual machine has its own lifecycle of creation, startup, maintenance, and maybe removal. In this chapter, we will learn how to make and configure virtual machines. We will also consider the process of creating a template and then creating a virtual machine based on the template.

Creating virtual machines

oVirt allows creation of virtual machines from scratch or from existing templates. In fact, the VM creation process is a declaration of a few basic parameters. To start using the templates, they also need to create VMs. After creation, VMs can be booted with ISO images, virtual hard ...

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