[kwlug-disc] virsh -- anyone using it?

Digimer lists at alteeve.ca
Fri May 16 20:19:13 EDT 2014


The libvirtd project has a lot of tools; virsh, virt-install, 
virt-manager, etc. It's meant to be a unified tool to simplify use and 
management of multiple hypervisors.

I like it quite a bit, though virt-manager can be petulant at times.

On 16/05/14 08:16 PM, unsolicited wrote:
> virsh?
>
> Hmmm. Looking at http://linux.die.net/man/1/virsh, too bad they called
> it 'virsh'. Seems like it should be 'virctl'. As it stands, it sounds
> like a bash/sh replacement optimized for use in virtual environments.
>
> I see http://www.libvirt.org/
>
> Anyone got a link to what this beastie is, why it matters, and why I
> should care? I get there are many virtual environments out there - is
> there a nice introductory overview for the point at which virsh enters
> one's worldview?
>
>  >> On 16 May 2014 16:35, William Park:
>  >>     I do use QEMU and VirtualBox, with preference for QEMU.  But, I
>  >>     never found reason for using 'virsh'.
>
> What are you using now / what's attracting you to look at this further?
> (i.e. If something's attracting you it's probably something that might
> attract me to look further into, too.)
>
>
> On 14-05-16 05:35 PM, Digimer wrote:
>> I use it extensively in our HA platform.
>>
>> On 16/05/14 04:36 PM, Dave Cramer wrote:
>>> Yes, I use it. Because it comes with ubuntu
>>>
>>> On 16 May 2014 16:35, William Park <opengeometry at yahoo.ca
>>> <mailto:opengeometry at yahoo.ca>> wrote:
>>>
>>>     Hi,
>>>
>>>     Anyone using 'virsh'?  Why/how do you use it?
>>>
>>>     I do use QEMU and VirtualBox, with preference for QEMU.  But, I
>>> never
>>>     found reason for using 'virsh'.
>
>
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