Bug 846864 - Need a list of toolsets and when they are appropriate in the virt Getting Started guide
Need a list of toolsets and when they are appropriate in the virt Getting Sta...
Product: Fedora Documentation
Classification: Fedora
Component: virtualization-getting-started-guide (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Laine Stump
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Reported: 2012-08-08 19:59 EDT by Laine Stump
Modified: 2015-06-18 09:43 EDT (History)
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Upcoming F22 version of this guide includes boxes, virt-manager information, as deemed appropriate for the new user persona.
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Last Closed: 2015-06-18 09:43:23 EDT
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Description Laine Stump 2012-08-08 19:59:55 EDT
The Getting Started Guide needs an overview of all the different toolsets, and when each would be appropriate. In particular I'm talking about the following:

1) gnome-boxes
2) virt-manager
3) virsh, virt-install
4) ovirt
5) Should we point some people to OpenStack?

I will write up a first draft of this, and hand it to a qualified docs person to edit and correctly place in the guide.
Comment 1 Dayle Parker 2012-08-21 00:57:23 EDT
Thanks Laine! You can pass it along to me as once you're done and I'll add it to the book.
Comment 2 Dayle Parker 2013-04-29 03:17:14 EDT
Hi Laine, 

Just following up -- have you had a chance to assemble some notes on this? Anything you can provide would be great. Thanks so much.

Comment 3 Laine Stump 2013-04-29 13:50:23 EDT
Unfortunately, I no longer remember what I was going to "write up", and have had no time to work on it. (I must have filed this bug as a reminder during a conversation with someone)
Comment 4 Sandra McCann 2015-05-20 09:12:22 EDT
This guide will be republished with the upcoming F22 release next week. We've added details about virt-manager and gnome boxes, including quick procedures on how to bring up a VM in each.

The rest of the tools are described in short paragraphs but not in detail as it was deemed the above two are sufficient to introduce someone new to virtualization.

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