3.2. libvirt and libvirt Tools
- A virtualization layer to securely manage virtual machines on a host.
- An interface for managing local and networked hosts.
- The APIs required to provision, create, modify, monitor, control, migrate, and stop virtual machines. Although multiple hosts may be accessed with libvirt simultaneously, the APIs are limited to single node operations.
NoteOnly operations supported by the hypervisor can be performed using libvirt.