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Running Xen: A Hands-On Guide to the Art of Virtualization by Jeanna Matthews, Brendan Johnson, Patrick F. Wilbur, Jeremy Bongio, Wenjin Hu, Todd Deshane, Eli M. Dow

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Chapter 14. An Overview of Xen Enterprise Management Tools

This chapter focuses on tools and support for running Xen in an enterprise environment. The main purpose of these tools is to provide a GUI interface to simplify the process of guest creation and provisioning. Most tools also provide management consoles for controlling and monitoring currently running guests. Many tools provide support for managing multiple physical hosts and their virtual guests, including support for migration of guests between machines. Many tools provide support for administering many virtual guests in a uniform manner, such as user account management or package management support. Some tools are specific to Xen while others can be used with other virtualization systems ...

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