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Xen Virtualization by Prabhakar Chaganti

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Chapter 4. Managing Xen

We successfully created several Xen guest domains in the last chapter. In this chapter, we will explore the different tools that are available to manage Xen and the Xen domains. The first tool that we will explore is the Xen Manager (xm), which ships as a part of the Xen distribution. This enables you to perform various administrative and management tasks through the command line. We will also look at two other third party tools—XenMan and Virt-Manager—which are graphical applications for managing Xen.

We will explore the following tools for managing Xen:

  • xm
  • XenMan
  • virt-manager

Xen Domain Configuration Files

The domain configuration file for a Xen domain specifies the various parameters that govern the behavior of the domain. ...

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