PacktLib: Xen Virtualization

Xen Virtualization

Credits

About the Author

About the Reviewers

Preface

What This Book Covers

Conventions

Reader Feedback

Customer Support

Introduction

What is Xen?

Xen Terminologies

Summary

Running Xen

Installing Xen from Binary Packages

Installing Xen from Source

Summary

Creating Virtual Machines

A Plan for Creating Xen Domains

Physical Address Extension

Compiling a domU Kernel

Xen Domain Memory

Pygrub

Ubuntu Feisty

NetBSD

CentOS

Slackware

Summary

Managing Xen

Xen Domain Configuration Files

Xen Management User Interface—xm

XenMan—Installing and Running

Virtual Machine Manager

Summary

Networking

Bridged Networking

Routed Networking

Virtual Local Network with Network Address Translation

Summary

Storage

Files

NFS

Logical Volume Management

Advanced Storage Options

Summary

Encryption

Device Mapper-Based Encryption

Device Mapper-Based Encryption Using LUKS

Summary

Migration

Migration Requirements

Saving and Restoring a Domain

Live Migration

Summary

Xen Future

Libvirt

Vmcasting

Summary