Basic XEN and KVM-QEMU commands

This is a collection of basic XEN and KVM-QEMU command usefull when you have to manage Virtual Machine on Linux.

Virtual Machine XEN and KVM-QEMU basic command


Virtual Machine configuration files are stored in:

Virtual Machine list:

Start Virtual Machine:

Shutdown Virtual Machine (even if the command is “destroy” don’t be scared it doesn’t destroy your VM, only stop it):

Clone Virtual Machine:

virt-clone –original NMX_VM1 –name NMX_VM2 –file /dev/VolGroup01/LV_NMX_VM2

Create and edit Virtual Machine

XEN (not supported on Centos 6 – 64bit)

VM File location:

Basic Command


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