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I need to install a guest virtual machine on top of a remote CentOS server host. I can access my host machine through ssh terminal only and I prefer using CentOS native packages only. My guest VM is binary is i386 based but the host is x86_64.

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I am running the guest for testing only so performance is not an issue. My guest should have bridged network interface to one of my existing ethX ports in my host

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Which virtual machine software you recommend for me?

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KVM should work fine (probably managed using libvirt and friends). It's integrated into the latest releases of RHEL (and hence CentOS) 5.

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VirtualBox can fit your requirements as an option to consider.

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but VirtualBox is not a prat of official CentOS –  mmonem Aug 6 '11 at 8:01
    
It's not, but Sun/Oracle does have specific builds for RHEL/CentOS. –  user48838 Aug 6 '11 at 8:32

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