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New Linux tool helps manage guest virtual machines

Jun 11, 2009, 18:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rodney Gedda)

"Libguestfs is a library for accessing and modifying guest vms and can be used for making batch configuration changes to guests, viewing and editing files inside guests, getting disk statistics, migrating between virtualization systems, performing partial guest backups and clones, cloning guests and changing system information of Linux and Windows guests among other things.

"Developed by Red Hat emerging technologies software engineer Richard Jones, libguestfs overcomes the "constant problem" with virtualization management of how to "see inside" the guest virtual machine."

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