Demo Virtual Machine

We’ve created and made available to you a virtual machine (VM) image that aims to mimic all the exercises and projects covered in this book from the installation chapter (Chapter 2) all the way through the backup chapter (Chapter 31). This VM is based on the native Linux Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) hypervisor implementation. What we’ve ended up with is a really bloated server that’s running/serving various services and daemons. This server can offer web, LDAP, DNS, VoIP, tax advice, file, teeth whitening, DHCP, fortune telling, SMTP, accounting/bookkeeping, IMAP and POP, FTP, and legal advice services!

Throughout this book, we’ve consistently emphasized the importance of running lean servers that run absolutely ...

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