Chapter 6. Virtual Machine Lifecycle Management

In the previous chapters, we have covered some of the main operations on a virtual machine. You have learned the steps to create a virtual machine. In this chapter, we are going to cover the major tasks associated with a system administrator to manage a virtual machine, including offline and live migration of a virtual machine. You might see some commands revisited or repeated from the previous chapters. You need a Fedora 22 virtual machine ready to follow the examples in this chapter. You can download fedora from the following link:

https://getfedora.org/en/workstation/download/

We will start this chapter by describing the state of a virtual machine during its lifecycle:

  • Undefined: This is a state ...

Get Mastering KVM Virtualization now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.