3. The Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Documentation Suite

The Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization documentation suite provides information on installation, development of applications, configuration and usage of the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization platform and its related products.

The Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization documentation suite

  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor Release Notes contain release specific information for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisors.
  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager Release Notes contain release specific information for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Managers.
  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Installation Guide describes the installation prerequisites and procedures. Read this if you need to install Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization. The installation of hosts, manager and storage are covered in this guide. You will need to refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Administration Guide to configure the system before you can start using the platform.
  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Administration Guide describes how to setup, configure and manage Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization. It assumes that you have successfully installed the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization manager and hosts.
  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization User Portal Guide describes how users of the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization system can access and use virtual desktops.
  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Storage and Networking Guide provides detailed information on the storage and networking subsystems of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization.
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hypervisor Deployment Guide describes how to deploy and install the hypervisor. Read this guide if you need advanced information about installing and deploying Hypervisors. The basic installation of Hypervisor hosts is also described in the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Installation Guide.
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux V2V Guide describes importing virtual machines from KVM, Xen and VMware ESX to Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and KVM managed by libvirt.
  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization REST API Guide (the book you are reading) describes how to use the REST API to set up and manage virtualization tasks. Use this guide if you wish to develop systems which integrate with Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, using an open and platform independent API.
  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Security Guide describes security concepts, features and best practices surrounding Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization.
  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Technical Reference Guide describes the technical architecture of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and its interactions with existing infrastructure.