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KVM Virtualization Cookbook by Konstantin Ivanov

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We start the recipe by ensuring that we have an available Glance image to choose from. We list all available images in Glance in step 1. In step 2, we create a new instance flavor; we specify the allocated CPU, memory, and disk resources for the new instance type. In step 3, although it is not mandatory, we create a new SSH key pair that can later be used to SSH to the new instance. In step 4, we create two new security group rules that allow SSH and ICMP traffic. This is handy if we would like to ping and SSH to the new instance. Before we build the instance, we need to list the available networks in Neutron, which the guest will be part of; we do this in step 5.

With all of the earlier prerequisites in place, we build a ...

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