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Can I have virtio-win package on CentOS?

In "Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. Virtualization Host Configuration and Guest Installation Guide" in chapter 10.1 "Installing the KVM Windows para-virtualized drivers" it says: The virtio-win ...
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CentOS Virt-v2v conversion tool

I am trying to use the virt-v2v tool in CentOS for the conversion of virtual to virtual and eventually physical to virtual machines. I am rather confused after spending a day trying to get the ...
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KVM Network configuration + VLAN trunck

I am trying to set up a KVM Based solution, I am having trouble configuring the NICs for the VMs from a bridge based on a VLAN interface. My config below : ETH0 : KVM Host Management : ...
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Exactly how much is backported into RHEL [qemu-kvm specifically]? Only security patches, or perfomance improvments too?

https://access.redhat.com/site/security/updates/backporting/?sc_cid=3093 http://froginapan.blogspot.com/2012/07/redhats-backporting-activity.html As the above two links suggest, only security patches ...
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Can 3.2 kernel KVM VMs run in a 2.6 kernel host

So I got a Redhat6.2 and going to install it on a new IBM x3650 m4 server. However I want use Debian because I'm more familier with it. Since x3650 doesn't support Debian(I've tried but no luck), I ...
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Getting started with KVM coming from Vmware

In order to test new ideas and reduce cost I would like to test KVM. I think Vmware has these 3 things which are valuable: - HA which restart VMs (Virtual Machines) in other hosts when a Hardware ...
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KVM: RHE 4 guest hang for multi task usage

I want to host an old RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 with a 2.6.9 kernel on a Debian 7 core2duo host. The RHEL4 was originally deployed on a physical server and used only for development on old software, ...
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Virsh can't connect to ovirt hypervisor

I installed Ovirt and want to add network interface for NAT. So I need to connect to hypervisor by virsh and add nic. Ovirt installed on my local server, host (ovirt-engine.kvmserver.net) is on the ...
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KVM is NOT seeing multiple bridges (only macvtap devices)

I am in the process of doing some thesis research about using ebtables and iptables on a KVM host to perform on-the-fly firewall restrictions to KVM guest VM's. Here is the problem: I have a bridge ...
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Configure IPTables on KVM host to block guest bridge traffic

I am working on a thesis research project, and I am having some difficulty figuring out how to get iptables (running on the KVM host) to block traffic (or rather, manipulate traffic) destined for a ...
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How can I run Startup Repair on a KVM virtualized Windows Server?

I have Windows Server 2008 R2 running virtualized in a KVM virtual machine. Recently the virtual machine decided to stop booting, and it offered to Launch Startup Repair. However, upon entering ...
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How to access AoE block device from Redhat Hypervisor

This is the first time I've used Redhat Enterprise Virtualisation Manager & Redhat Hypervisor, after normally going the more home grown approach of a group of Redhat/CentOS KVM hosts. Our SAN ...
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RHEL 6 KVM NIC configuration with bonding + vlan + bridge

We are having trouble with our bonded NICs + vlan + bridged network configuration. We have a blade server running RHEL6, and are trying to set up the networking for KVM virtualisation. The blade ...
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Clone kvm/qemu VM to a different server

What's the easiest/quickest way to clone a VM from one server onto another if you don't have shared storage between the two servers (so you can't do a standard migration)? I have a production ready ...
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What is the difference between RHEV and oVirt?

When I read the wikipedia articles about RHEV and oVirt, I can't really figure out why Red Hat have both projects, as they seam to solve the same problem? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RHEV ...
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Routing table with two NIC adapters in libvirt/KVM

I created a virtual NAT network (192.168.100.0/24 network) in my libvirt and new guest with two interfaces - one in this network, one as bridged (10.34.1.0/24 network) to the local LAN. The reason for ...
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KVM VMs and virtual network, how to assign external IP addresses?

So, my question is: there is a remote server on Red-Hat with an external IP-address, eth0: inet addr: 87.112.140.53 Bcast: 87.112.140.255 Mask: 255.255.252.0, and is a virtual interface, which raises ...
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Changing boot device for a QEMU-KVM virtual machine

I am trying to change the boot device for a VM. I go to the VM's XML file in /etc/libvirt/qemu and set <boot dev='cdrom' />. Still, it attempts to boot from the harddrive instead of the cdrom. ...
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virt-convert OVF to KVM

I use a Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization system and need to get a VM off the system an onto a standalone box running KVM. Red Hat don't seem to support a way to do this, but commented that the ...
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KVM import/export process for movement between boxes

How can I export a KVM VM from one machine, and import it to another machine also running KVM? The host to export from is running CentOS, and the import host is running Red Hat. I've tried to find ...
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KVM Guest installed from console. But how to get to the guest's console?

I'm trying to install a fully virtualized guest (Fedora 14 x86_64) on KVM (RHEL 6), using command-line only (both hypervisor and guest). It goes without errors, and without a tangible result . I'd ...
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Why RHEL6 Virtual Machines have network breaks in Hosting Center.Why there is network breakdown with Virtual Machines hosted at hosting center

We hosted two servers with Virtual Machines using bridged network in the Hosting Center.But we faced problem with network breakdowns quite often. The details are Host1 192.168.125.2 VM1inHost1 ...
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Virtual Macines in RHEL6

Can we make virtual machines in RHEL6 with each having static ip's and have individual connection from other network and without using a bridge.
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Netinstalling CentOS if the gateway is in a different subnet

I have a KVM host (A) running a virtual machine (B). They each have their own external IP address and the networking is setup using bridging between eth0 and br0 on A. B uses eth0, with A being the ...
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KVM live migration between Intel and AMD processors

When using KVM for virtualisation on Redhat (RHEV), is it possible to live migrate VMs between AMD and Intel boxes? In particular, I'm interested in Opteron 6100 and Intel Xeon 5200 series. There ...
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KVM Virtual guest Paused on Reboot

I'm running REHL 6 and just installed a Ubuntu Server Guest via KVM set to start at boot. This works correctly and the guest loads, but it loads "paused" and requires that I manually un-pause it. Can ...
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RedHat Enterprise 5.6 trial install KVM

I am trying to run KVM on RedHat Enterprise Linux 5.6 trial, and I tried following the tutorial in http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/centos-rhel-linux-kvm-virtulization-tutorial/ If I do yum groupinfo ...
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Enter BIOS in virtualized RedHat Enterprise Linux running in KVM

How can I enter BIOS in a virtualized RedHat Enterprise Linux 5.6 running in KVM ? I can send Ctrl+Alt+Delete, but GRUB boot loader loads up so fast I cannot press F2 / Delete.
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Remote desktops with RedHat “Server” package?

I'm investigating options for a small corporate virtualisation setup. We specialise in scientific computing and would like to consolidate our resources. We are keen on KVM, since it looks like it ...
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467 views

What --virt-type should I use with virt-install?

When I look at "man virt-install" for Fedora 13 I see --virt-type The hypervisor to install on. Example choices are kvm, qemu, xen, or kqemu. Availabile options are listed via 'virsh ...
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KVM network bridge with two NICs

Greetings, I'm trying to set up bridged networking with KVM and am getting nowhere. There are docs and tutorials on the subject, but they all seem to conflict or don't provide enough info. I was ...