Creating virtual machines

Now, the time has come to put your new virtual machine server to the test and create a virtual machine. At this point, I'm assuming that the following is true:

  • You're able to connect to your KVM server via virt-manager
  • You've already copied one or more ISO images to the server
  • Your storage directory has at least 10 GB of space available
  • The KVM server has at least 512 MB of RAM free
  • Go ahead and open up virt-manager, and let's get started
Before continuing, I highly recommend that you set up public key authentication for SSH between your workstation and virtual machine server. If you're using a local connection, you won't need to do this. But when you're connecting to a remote KVM instance, without setting up public ...

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