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Managing Virtual Machines with virt-manager

The virt-manager application is a desktop user interface for managing virtual machines through libvirt. It primarily targets KVM VMs, but also manages Xen and LXC (linux containers). To install on Ubuntu, run To connect to remote KVM or Xen

Hyper-V Failed Secure Boot Verification

When installing CentOS on a Hyper-V server, i get following error Boot Failed. EFI SCSI Device. Failed Secure Boot Verification This is because the VM is created with Generation 2. Solution 1 Disable secure boot under Settings. Solution 2 Use

Install Xen on CentOS

Managing Virtual Machines with virt-manager Xen is an Open Source Virtualization software developed by the Linux Foundation and is supported by Intel. Amazon AWS use Xen for powering its EC2 instances. Other alternative for Xen are KVM, OpenVZ, WMWare and

Install LetsEncrypt SSL on Proxmox Node

To install LetsEncrypt SSL certificate for Proxmox VE Server, first install certbot-auto, this is a command line tool to generate/renew LetsEncrypt SSL certificate. Now run certbot-auto, when you run first time, it will download some required packages and install it.

Entering Running Docker Container

To enter a running docker container, run You can find docker container with docker ps command. Back to Docker

Adding ISO Files to ProxMox

To add ISO images of CentOS to Proxmox, run Now ISO will be available for Install in new VMs created using ProxMox. List VMS On ProxMox Server

Ubuntu KVM Guest DNS resolution not working

Ubuntu use for DNS servers. You should not edit this file. If you edit, your edit will be lost on boot. You should edit Add Reboot VM. Now DNS resolution will work.

KVM Windows Server 2012 Guest Port Forwarding

I have a Windows Server 2012 KVM Guest on a Linux Server. Guest VM use Private IP. To access Remote Desktop of this VM from Internet, we need to make TCP and UDP port 3389 available to public. Since KVM

KVM Guest forwarding port to Host

To forward port from KVM Guest to KVM Host (Node), for example, you want Port 22 of KVN Guest accessible as Port 2222 on KVM Hosts public IP address. First, shutdown VM Now edit VM config. Add following before before

KVM ubuntu guest console not working

On KVM Virtual Machine running Ubuntu Guest, console command shows blank screen. This is because serial console is not running in Ubuntu Guest. Connect to guest using VNC. Create file Add following content The content of the file is Now,