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16.9. virt-inspector: Inspecting Guest Virtual Machines

This section provides information about inspecting guest virtual machines using virt-inspector.

16.9.1. Introduction

virt-inspector is a tool for inspecting a disk image to find out what operating system it contains.


Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 provides two variations of this program: virt-inspector is the original program as found in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 and is now deprecated upstream. virt-inspector2 is the same as the new upstream virt-inspector program.